Sea, land and bird life are abundant on the Kodiak Island Archipelago and the Katmai Coast. Animals you may see include bear, red fox, short-tailed weasel (ermine), little brown bats, tundra vole and rifer otters. Introduced species include snowshoe hare, mountain goat, SItka black-tailed deer, arctic ground squirrel, Roosevelt elk, muskrat, red squirrel and beaver.
If you are a bird watcher, Kodiak is the place for you! Common birds include fox sparows, golden-crowned kinglets, winter wrens, pine siskin, water pipits, and rock willow ptarmigan. Large numbers of eagles can be spotted along the Kodiak waterfront in fall and winter. Sea birds, ducks and geese are everywhere; including Steller's and King Eider, Old Squaw and Harlequin Ducks, Horned and Tufted Puffins, and Black-Legged Kittiwakes. Marine mammals include Steller Sea Lions and Sea Otters. Fin, Minke Humpback Killer, and Gray whales can be found in the waters of Kodiak.