Monthly Archives: May 2011

Trip to Sea Lion Cove

It had been some time since I last visited Sea Lion Cove – perhaps back in 2002 just after I had moved back to Sitka full time. I was able to get up there to visit with a group of … Continue reading

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Ground Dogwood Flowers

Closeup views of Ground Dogwood flowers.

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Morning Walk to Swan Lake

Went for an early (for me) morning walk to Swan Lake. Was interested to notice a fledgling Dark-eyed Junco already out and about.

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Evening Walk to Swan Lake

It was a pleasant evening for walk to Swan Lake, where I enjoyed watching the Tree Swallows swoop over the surface of the lake as they foraged for insects.

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Northern Thallophaga

A Northern Thallophaga (Thallophaga hyperborea) was resting on the kitchen window today.

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-05-14

Do birds sing in their sleep? I was a little surprised to hear a Song Sparrow bust out a song at midnight. Maybe it's the street lights. # Pied-billed Grebe at Swan Lake. Will there be nesting again this year? … Continue reading

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