Monthly Archives: June 2009

Swan Lake Birds

One of the Mallards that hatched out earlier this year is unusually pale. I am curious if the different coloring will persist as it matures. One of the Greater White-fronted Geese that were here this spring seems to have been … Continue reading

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St. Lazaria

Sunlight on St. Lazaria Island on an early June evening. I was reminded of a trip out to St. Lazaria earlier this month when I ran into someone I know who is spending the summer out there working for the … Continue reading

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Gallery: 20090626 Silvery Sedge

Silvery Sedge (Carex canescens) along Indian River Trail.

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Morning at Blue Lake Creek

This morning I was surprised to discover a Lincoln’s Sparrow nest very close to where we were camping. As usual, I was only able to find the nest by hearing the young begging and watching the adult carry food to … Continue reading

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Upper Blue Lake Creek Drainage

After getting camp set up in the first part of the afternoon, Kent, Kitty and I headed up the west (largest) valley draining into Blue Lake. I had previously been up as far as the fork where Camp Lake drainage … Continue reading

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Blue Lake Creek Valley

Flora and insect fauna of the Blue Lake Creek riparian area and nearby avalanche track. My iNaturalist Observations for Today

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