Monthly Archives: December 2006

Birds of the Sitka Area

With the permission of the author, I have now posted The Birds of Sitka, Alaska, a manuscript by J. Dan Webster. J. Daniel Webster’s relationship with the Sitka area started relatively early in life. He came to Sitka in 1928 … Continue reading

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Daily Observations

Stormy weather persisted throughout the day, but I braved the gales to go talk about birds with Marge and Tedin, two long-time local birders. I took a side trip to Sandy Beach on my way out to their place and … Continue reading

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Common Redpolls Getting Food and Water

Yesterday I noticed a mixed flock of Pine Siskins and Common Redpolls in the trees near Crescent Harbor. There seemed to be at least a couple of different smaller flocks in the general area that were loosely associated. Most of … Continue reading

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Daily Observations

Yesterday I went for a walk downtown in the early afternoon. Today I spent the morning at home and the afternoon in my office, so I did not get out at all. Weather: It was partly cloudy yesterday early, with … Continue reading

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Daily Observations

Between recovering from the semester and getting through Christmas, it’s been a busy few days. I did get out a couple of times a little way up Indian River to investigate a dead pine tree (more on that in an … Continue reading

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Daily Observations

Connor and I went out to New Thompson Harbor to see if anything interesting had blown in during the winds of recent days. Weather: It was windy for much of the day, with winds blowing out of the southeast. It … Continue reading

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