Monthly Archives: June 2011

Swan Lake Ducks

Was interested to find a male Northern Pintail and a couple of male American Wigeons at Swan Lake today. My guess is they were probably failed/non-breeders (perhaps relatively young males?).

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Rose Rust

Rust (Phragmidium sp) on rose plants in the neighborhood.

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Agrocybe praecox

Fruiting Agrocybe praecox photographed downtown near the Centennial Building.

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Mystery Fungus

Pictures of a fungus collected at the recent bioblitz in Juneau. It so far has proved to be a stumper, with even experienced mycologists not recognizing it, despite it’s distinctive coarse hair-like appearance.

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-05

Male Red-winged Blackbird singing at Swan Lake #

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Red-throated Loons

Early in the 1900s Red-throated Loons were reported nesting on Swan Lake in multiple years. These days I suspect there’s too much traffic around for them to be comfortable. This pair was only around for one day, as far as … Continue reading

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