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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.


Alaskan Suites
3255 Sterling Highway, Homer, AK 99603
Tel 907-235-1972   Fax 907-235-7641
Toll Free 1-888-239-1972
Email: info@alaskansuites.com


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