Wild Alaska by Flight: Cliff Birds, Seals, Walruses, Rivers, Hunters and Ice Floes of the Bering Sea!

Leaving Diomede
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A thousand birds on the cliff
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They say hundreds of millions birds come here in the Summer
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More birds–I couldn’t get over the numbers, everywhere along the cliff!
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Little (Rock of) Diomede…in the middle of the Bering Sea
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Gorgeous Spring Breakup
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Cool break up patterns
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The wind is blowing the ice out to sea!
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Fairway Rock
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Seals on the ice
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The pilot was awesome and flew down for a closer look
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Walrus chilling in the Bering Sea…literally. We saw several, but I didn’t get any great pictures of them. The pilot said he saw some birthing with new walrus babies and some blood on the ice. I can’t even imagine witnessing such an amazing miracle of an ice-birth in the wild!
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Little Diomede, Big Diomede and Russia Mainland, and the Hunter on the ice–looking for seals and walruses:
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More of the Diomedes and Russia–with Open Water in sight!
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Cape Wales–farthest western point on the American continents!
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Love these wilderness abstracts! Mother Nature’s Art
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Bering Air Hangar–made it back without getting too stuck in Diomede (although I was kind of hoping to get stuck :))!
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2 thoughts on “Wild Alaska by Flight: Cliff Birds, Seals, Walruses, Rivers, Hunters and Ice Floes of the Bering Sea!

    • Awww, thanks Jo! It is an amazing part of the state, and I feel so lucky to be here and get to experience a glimpse of it! Take care!

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