Monthly Archives: March 2009

Redpoll and Western Gull

Common Redpolls have been lingering pretty late this year. A Western Gull below the bridge was a nice bird for the state.

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Although spring officially started last weekend, the winter weather continues to hold on, with snow falling most days last week and snow in the forecast through at least Friday. Winter did not seem especially cold overall, but unlike many years, … Continue reading

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Sea Mart Sea Otter

Early in January I noticed a Sea Otter feeding in the kelp patch right off the Sea Mart Parking lot. The juvenile gull pictured here followed it around pretty closely, presumably hoping to grab a scrap or two from what … Continue reading

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Whale Watching at Sage Beach

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Late Winter in Indian River Valley

Late winter visit to the west fork of Indian River including the big hemlock and the upper end of the valley.

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Starrigavan Temperatures

Last year I had the idea that it might be interesting to place temperature loggers at various locations around the Sitka area in order to get a better sense of the temperature variation around town. (A more complete write up … Continue reading

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