Horned Puffins Kenai Fjords NP Alaska

Puffins!

These little birds are beyond cute. Two species of Puffin live in the Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska, the Tufted and Horned Puffin. What’s the difference? The Tufted Puffin is heavier and has white feathers on its face with a colorful beak and two tufts of yellow feathers atop its head. The Horned Puffin has, not surprisingly, a fleshy…

Orca Kenai Fjords NP Alaska

Wolves of the Sea II

Cruising the scenic waters of the Kenai Fjords National Park and seeing a small pod of Orca’s (Killer Whales) was a real highlight of my trip to Alaska. The Orca is a deadly hunter, yet such a magnificent, sleek and beautiful looking creature.  First seeing that unmistakable tall dorsal fin protrude from the water’s surface does not fail to bring a…