Notes on 27 species of birds observed by the author on the tundra of Arctic Alaska near Point Barrow and Prudhoe Bay on July 1-9 are given together with a few observations on the same species in Central and Southern Alaska on July 10-25. Nesting was established in 11 species, and a further 4 may have been breeding in the first, 2 observation areas. The landscape and its relation with the birds are described. In accordance with the scarcity of lemming the Pomarine Skua was not observed, while the Snowy Owl and the Long-tailed Skua showed non-breeding.