Monthly Archives: November 2006

Daily Observations

I’ve managed to spend a little time outside the last couple of days, but despite some pretty nice light, didn’t get any good pictures taken. Today’s photo was one I took while trying to decide if a sizable flock of … Continue reading

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Forest Owls in Southeast Alaska

A couple of weeks ago as part of the Birding Seminar at Sheldon Jackson College, we had the opportunity to hear from Michelle Kissling, a Biologist with the USFWS, and Stephen Lewis, Biologist with ADF&G. They have been leading a … Continue reading

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Daily Observations

I did not get out too much today, but did walk around campus a little bit to see what I could see. Weather: It’s still clear and cold, but not quite as cold as it has been. The forecast is … Continue reading

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Daily Observations

I spent most of the day at home, but I did make a short trip over to Alice Island to look for the redpolls. I decided to try the heavier clothes (more layers, actually) that I used yesterday on the … Continue reading

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Daily Observations

I spent most of today inside, but did make a trip to Swan Lake and then over to Alice Island this afternoon. I opted to bicycle today instead of taking Melissa’s scooter. I also bundled up a bit better than … Continue reading

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Historical Records of Sitka Birds

Earlier this year, I stumbled upon a paper in an 1898 The Auk that reported on an ornithological trip made to Sitka in the summer of 1896 by Joseph Grinnell. I found it very interesting to read; mostly because it … Continue reading

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