Bering Land Bridge National Preserve

Nature & Wildlife in Bering Land Bridge


Ice Age Steppe Bison The steppe bison may have been the most common animal found on the ice-age steppe of Pleistocene Alaska. The common ancestor to the steppe bison and to the modern day plains bison entered Alaska from Asia, via the Bering Land Bridge around 300,000 years ago. It ...

Natural Features

Bering's Natural Features Birdwatchers can find an abundance to observe and enjoy in and around the Bering Land Bridge area. The Seward Peninsula is home to seabirds such as gulls, murres and kittiwakes; migrating and nesting waterfowl that include ducks, swans and geese; plus some legendary birds of prey including ...