And one of the birdwatchers was nice enough to allow him a head view to find Savannah Sparrows hidden in the shrubs.
For 4 days, he rode along, taking in the sights of the beautiful tundra while we bird watched.
He hoped to go fishing in town, but was disappointed to find that it wasn't allowed.
But he went to the beach and the local History Museum instead.
He felt fortunate for the opportunity to travel. How many gnomes can say they've been to Nome?