Golden-crowned Kinglets

Golden-crowned Kinglet Golden-crowned kinglets are pretty common, but they tend to spend a lot of time in the canopies of the conifers, so they can be difficult to get a good look at. I occasionally see them down lower (on a couple of occasions even on the ground) but even when that occurs and I … Read more

Morning Observations

[sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=http://www.sitkanature.org/bloguploads/2006/03-30-06wren.mp3] Winter Wren Singing (mp3) The day dawned clear and cool. There was frost on the ground and very little breeze; what there was came out of the North and was enough to cause my exhaled breath to drift, but even the lightest branches were not moving discernably. The Northern Flicker was back this … Read more

Daily Observations

Weather: Once again it was another day without significant rain. It varied from partly to mostly cloudy throughout the day. I am not sure how warm it got, but I think it may have hit 50. There was not a heavy frost this morning, though it’s possible there was a light frost in places. Winds … Read more