Animals and birds part of the experience on Alaskan cruise

These are animals spotted by passengers during a summer excursion of the National Geographic Sea Lion through the coastal waters of Africa.

BY SARAH PHIPPS Staff Photographer sphipps@opubco.com Modified: September 21, 2012 at 7:04 pm •  Published: September 23, 2012
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These are animals spotted by passengers during a summer excursion of the National Geographic Sea Lion through the coastal waters of Africa.

Mammals

Steller sea lion

Harbor seal

Sea otter

Humpback whale

Killer whale

Harbor porpoise

Dall's porpoise

American black bear

Brown bear

American mink

Sitka deer

Mountain goat

California sea lion

Birds

Canada goose

Mallard

Northern shoveler

Harlequin duck

Surf scoter

White-winged scoter

Barrow's goldeneye

Common merganser

Sooty grouse

Red-throated loon

Pacific loon

Common loon

Pacific-slope flycatcher

Steller's jay

Northwestern crow

Common raven

Pacific wren

Ruby-crowned kinglet

Hermit thrush

Varied thrush

European starling

Townsend's warbler

Pelagic cormorant

Great blue heron

Bald eagle

Black oystercatcher

Arctic turn

Black-legged kittiwake

Mew gull

Herring gull

Glaucous-winged gull

Common murre

Kittlitz's murrelet

Marbled murrelet

Horned puffin

Tufted puffin

Rock pigeon

Rufous hummingbird

Red-breasted sapsucker

Song sparrow

Dark-eyed junco

Violet-green swallow

Barn swallow



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