Daily Archives: February 7, 2003

Remains of a Bird

While on a walk today, I noticed a two or three feathers and thought that it seemed odd to find them there. As I looked around, I noticed more and more feathers and it occured to me that perhaps a … Continue reading

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Riverside Raven

While taking a brief walk paralleling Indian River today, I observed a raven along the opposite shore walking along the edge of the water. It was headed downstream, periodically poking its beak into places, but I could not tell what … Continue reading

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Some Bird Observations

Yesterday afternoon I put Connor in his backpack and went for a walk down to the beach and then around Totem Park. Near the hatchery we saw two common merganzers, a male and a female. Earlier in the week I … Continue reading

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Trumpeter Swans

I had heard and seen pictures of trumpeter swans wintering along the shore near town, but had not seen them until yesterday. A pair of them flew a few circles around the Sheldon Jackson quad in the afternoon when I … Continue reading

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Evergreen Blueberries and Huckleberries?

I have noticed this winter that not all the leaves have fallen off the blueberry and huckleberry bushes. So far, all the ones I have seen with leaves have been quite short (a foot or less). I wonder if it … Continue reading

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