Monthly Archives: July 2006

Daily Observations

I had two tours today for Allen Marine.  The weather was a little sloppy south of town, so both trips we went over to the beach near Pt. Brown. Weather:  It was rainy and breezy this morning. Birds:  There was … Continue reading

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Daily Observations

Weather: The rain was minimal today. There was a breeze, though I did not note the direction. Birds: This morning I heard a buzzing kind of bird call outside and could not figure out what it was. When I went … Continue reading

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Daily Observations

Weather: It was not raining today, but overcast skies continued. Winds were negligible. Flora: On the walk to the park, I took a look at a plant I had previously seen in the estuary but had not been able to … Continue reading

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Daily Observations

My parents are in town and my dad and I went over to the airport to pick some strawberries. We also went down to the park this evening so he could see what spearscale looked like and to check out … Continue reading

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Recent Observations

Clearly I have not managed to keep up with the updates over the last couple of weeks. I have been spending some time outside, mostly with work, but my attention has been elsewhere. A couple of things I forgot to … Continue reading

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Willow Ptarmigan Family

Yesterday as Jonathan and I were coming down from Picnic Rock on Mt. Verstovia, I happened to spot a ptarmigan right beside the trail. As it turned out, it was a whole Willow Ptarmigan Family. There was both a male … Continue reading

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