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Matanuska-Susitna

Top hotspots

Top regions sorted by number of observed species
Rank Region Species Species
1 Goose Bay SGR
131
2 Denali State Park
127
3 Palmer Hay Flats SGR--Cottonwood Creek access
120
4 Palmer Hay Flats SGR--Reflections Lake
118
5 Denali SP--Byers Lake
108
6 Denali Hwy--Maclaren River Bridge (MP P42)
104
7 Denali SP--Denali Viewpoint South
101
8 Jim Lake (Jim Creek IBA/Maud Rd-Butte)
101
9 Gunsight Mtn. Hawkwatch (MP A120 Glenn Hwy)
99
10 Talkeetna--Talkeetna River outlet
98
11 Alascom Rd. (MP A118.4 Glenn Hwy)
97
12 Clearwater Creek Bridge (MP P55.7 Denali Hwy)
97
13 Gunsight Mtn. Hawkwatch (MP A118.8 Glenn Hwy)
97
14 Waterfowl Lakes (MP P49.5 Denali Hwy)
96
15 Brushkana Creek Bridge (MP P105 Denali Hwy)
94
16 Old Matanuska Townsite (Palmer)
94
17 Susitna River Bridge (MP P79.5 Denali Hwy)
93
18 Mud Lake (private parking-Jim Creek IBA/Maud Rd-Butte)
90
19 Eklutna Power Plant Tailrace (Old Glenn Hwy)
85
20 Tahneta Lake (MP A123.4 Glenn Hwy-jct w/Marten Rd)
85
21 Lake Louise--Boat ramp
82
22 Wasilla--Lake Lucille-Carter Park
82
23 Susitna Flats SGR
81
24 Petersville Rd. (Trapper Creek-MP A115 Parks Hwy)
80
25 Lake Louise
79
26 Talkeetna--Talkeetna Lakes
79
27 Palmer Hay Flats SGR--Rabbit Slough Access Rd
78
28 Wasilla--Lake Lucille Park (end of Endeavor St.)
77
29 Denali Hwy--Clearcreek Mountain Lodge (MP 82)
75
30 Denali Viewpoint North (MP A134.8 Parks Hwy)
68
31 Esker Ponds (MP P59 Denali Hwy)
68
32 Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge
68
33 Hatcher Pass--Independence Mine
66
34 Nancy Lake SRA--Nancy Lake (Parks Hwy)
66
35 Willow--2015 Sockeye burn
66
36 Hatcher Pass--Gold Mint Trail
65
37 Matanuska Lakes SRA (Palmer)
65
38 Gunsight Mtn. Hawkwatch (MP A121 Glenn Hwy)
64
39 Hatcher Pass Road (Palmer)
64
40 Kashwitna Lake (MP A76.4 Parks Hwy)
64
41 Sheep Mountain Lodge (MP A113.5 Glenn Hwy)
64
42 Palmer Hay Flats SGR--Scout Ridge Overlook
63
43 Palmer Hay Flats SGR--Nelson Rd (foot traffic only)
62
44 Plumley-Maud Trail (Butte)
62
45 Denali Hwy--Seattle Creek Bridge (MP P111.3)
59
46 Palmer Hay Flats SGR
59
47 Bodenburg Butte (Palmer)
58
48 Wasilla--Cottonwood Creek Park
58
49 Lower Troublesome Creek rest stop (MP A137.3 Parks Hwy)
57
50 Eureka Roadhouse (Glenn Hwy. MP A128.3)
56
51 Pt. MacKenzie
56
52 Butte Lake Trailhead (MP P94 Denali Hwy)
55
53 Denali SP--Byers Lake Campground
55
54 Palmer Hay Flats SGR--Spring Creek @ Fireweed Rd
55
55 Palmer Hay Flats SGR--Wasilla Creek
54
56 Wasilla--Finger Lake Campground
54
57 Wasilla--Wasilla Lake
54
58 Palmer--Matanuska River overlook (MP A50 Glenn Hwy)
53
59 Denali Hwy--Canyon Creek Bridge (MP P95)
52
60 Rippy Trail--Jim Creek overlook (1.5 miles SE of trailhead)
52
61 Palmer--Matanuska River Park
51
62 Big Lake
50
63 Glenn Hwy--Glacier View @ Grand View Cafe (MP A109.7)
50
64 Nancy Lake SRA (Parks Hwy)
49
65 Denali SP--K'esugi Ken Campground
48
66 Glenn Hwy--Eureka Summit
48
67 Palmer--Lazy Mountain
46
68 Beluga River bridge
45
69 Fish Lake (3 miles N on Fish Lake Rd. @ MP A72.9 Glenn Hwy)
45
70 Palmer--UAF Matanuska Experiment Farm (S.Georgeson Dr.)
43
71 Denali SP--Curry Ridge Trail
42
72 Big Lake--Jordan Lake
41
73 Denali SP--Moose Meadow Loop
41
74 Hatcher Pass--Reed Lakes Trail
41
75 Matanuska Lakes SRA-Long Lake Loop (Palmer)
41
76 Big Lake--State Recreation Site
40
77 Cottonwood Lake
40
78 Hatcher Pass Road (Willow)
40
79 Denali SP--Kesugi Ridge Trail (Little Coal Creek area)
39
80 Lucile Lake (Wasilla)
39
81 Knik--Nomad Cove (MP 13.5 Knik-Goose Bay Rd)
38
82 Palmer--Musk Ox Farm
36
83 Glenn/Parks Hwy Interchange
35
84 Glenn Hwy--MP A126.4
33
85 Wasilla Lake Observation Platform
33
86 Willow Creek SRA (E of Parks Hwy)
33
87 Denali SP--Little Coal Creek Trailhead
32
88 Dale Saunders Crane Sanctuary (SE of Trapper Creek)
31
89 Susitna Flats SGR--Chedatna Lakes
31
90 Palmer--Snodgrass Field
30
91 Wiener Lake (MP A87.5 Glenn Hwy)
30
92 Denali SP--Ermine Hill Trail
29
93 Denali SP--Golog Benchmark
29
94 Nancy Lake SRA--South Rolly Cmpgrnd (Parks Hwy)
27
95 Knik--Knik Lake (MP 13.5 Knik-Goose Bay Rd)
25
96 Palmer--Walby Lake
25
97 Little Su River Bridge (Edgerton Parks Rd-N Palmer)
23
98 Palmer--farm field S of Inner Springer Loop
23
99 Denali SP--Veterans Memorial
21
100 Long Lake SRS (MP A85.4 Glenn Hwy)
21

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Erik Bruhnke 18 Jun 2021 3
Katelyn Shelton 18 Jun 2021 6
Patricia Ayres 18 Jun 2021 3
Erik Bruhnke 18 Jun 2021 1
Erik Bruhnke 18 Jun 2021 9
Craig Rasmussen 18 Jun 2021 19
Katelyn Shelton 18 Jun 2021 14
Justin Saunders 18 Jun 2021 11
Gavin Bieber 18 Jun 2021 16
Karl Schloer 17 Jun 2021 5

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Top eBirders

Top eBirders sorted by number of observed species
Rank eBirder Total
1 Justin Saunders
164
2 Dan Crowson
159
3 Nathan Senner
143
4 Charlotte (Charlie) Sartor
142
5 Bob Winckler
138
6 Steven Waltz
129
6 Robert Ambrose
129
8 Scott Schuette
128
8 Laurie Evans
128
10 Timothy Piranian
127