Monthly Archives: February 2003

Birds

The birds seem to be getting more vocal. When I went outside this morning to investigate budding plants, I noticed more bird singing than I have heard in the mornings recently. In particular I saw and heard two different winter … Continue reading

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Budding Plants

I looked out the window of the bathroom this morning and was a little surprised to see that the salmonberry buds appeared to be breaking open. Thinking that those particular bushes were opening early due to being near the clothes … Continue reading

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Varied Thrush

Somewhat similar in form and coloring to their relative the robin, the varied thrushes spend the winter quietly foraging in the forest. My observations so far are that they seem to travel mostly in small groups of 3-6, although on … Continue reading

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Skunk Cabbage Growth

There were some skunk cabbage near the chapel showing a little bit of new green.

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Flume Fish

A few days ago Melissa, Connor, and I walked along the flume during a morning stroll. I noticed there were fish swimming about that looked like they were about 6-10 inches long. This seems large for salmon fry, so I … Continue reading

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Weather Observations

This morning it looked like the snow level was about the same as yesterday (below 2000 feet). By noon the snow level had dropped and it was snowing in town. The snow was not accumulating on the ground, however. It … Continue reading

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