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Gull Island Near Homer, Alaska

Horned PuffinGull Island is a bird sanctuary a short twenty minutes from Homer, Alaksa. Eight different seabird species call Gull Island home during the summer months:

  • Pelagic Cormorants
  • Red-faced Cormorants
  • Horned Puffins (pictured on right)
  • Blacklegged Kittiwake
  • Common Murre
  • Glaucous-winged Gulls
  • Tufted Puffins
  • Pigeon Gillemot

Many, many other species may be found here during migration, and before and after nesting.

Binoculars and camera gear are a must! In addition to the fabulous birds at Gull Island, Kachemak Bay is teeming with sea life - sea otters, seals, whales, porpoise and more.

The Kachemak Bay Ferry cruises around Gull Island on its journey to Halibut Cove.