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Wildlife & Bird Watching

Wildlife is abundant in Valdez and the surrounding area. Both black and brown bears live here and are frequently seen wandering about or eating their fill of fish and berries. Eagles, terns, ptarmigan, puffins and many other birds are observable too. The Prince William Sound is full of wildlife and natural beauty. Seals, sea lions and sea otters are commonly seen here. Dall porpoise, puffins, Humpback and Orca whales are also frequently spotted in the area. Pack your camera and your binoculars and come visit Valdez and see all the amazing wildlife for yourself.


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Oyster Catchers

Photo from Anadyr Adventures


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Coyote

Photo from Cody Allen


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Sea Star

Photo from Anadyr Adventures


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Sea Lion

Photo from Anadyr Adventures


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Eagles on Iditarod Street

Photo by Kamila Xavier De Azevedo


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Bald Eagle

Photo by Cody Allen


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Whale Breach


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Orca Surfacing


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Sleepy Otter

Valdez Wildlife Map

Wildlife viewing hot-spots around Valdez. From the Alaska Department of Fish and Game