Seasonal Wildlife Chart


Prince William Sound is home to several species of marine mammals, many of which are in their highest concentration on earth where we travel. This chart outlines the good, better and best times of year to find specific whales, bears, fish, birds, and other sea life.

Key


GoodBetterBest

Whales


WhalesMayJunJulAugSept
Orca (Killer Whales)
Humpback Whales
Minke Whales
Fin Whales
Grey Whales
Sei Whales
Bowhead Whales
Blue Whales
Right Whales

Land Mammals


Land MammalsMayJunJulAugSept
Brown/Grizzly Bears
Black Bears
Columbia Blacktail Deer
Sitka Black-tailed Deer
Moose
Mountain Goats & Dall Sheep
Wolves

Game Fish


Game FishMayJunJulAugSept
King Salmon
Sockeye Salmon
Coho Salmon
Chum Salmon
Lingcod
Rockfish
Grayling
Arctic Char
Dolly Varden
Shrimp

Other Sea Life


Other Sea LifeMayJunJulAugSept
Dall's Porpoise
Pacific White-sided Porpoises
Sea Otters
Harbor Seals
Sea Lions

Birds & Foliage


Birds & FoliageMayJunJulAugSept
Bald Eagle
Puffin
Marbled Murrelet
Black Scoter
Pelagic Cormorant
Glaucous Gull
Harlequin Duck
Barrow's Goldeneye
Kittlitz's Murrelet
Sitka Spruce Trees
Western Hemlock

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