Monthly Archives: August 2011
Connor has been working on various traps for some time now and lately he got a friends’ dad to help him build a wooden box trap. He and Rowan were pretty excited to catch a deer mouse and brought it … Continue reading
I noticed this pair of yellow feathers drifting slowly down outside my window this evening. I’m not sure where they came from, but my guess is a warbler got caught (or maybe only nearly caught) by a raptor.
This time of year, yellow underwing moths (Noctua pronuba) can be abundant in the light trap. A neighborhood Steller’s Jay likes to eat them if they are set out on the rail.
Photos of some moths recently captured in a light trap at the house.
Had a chance to get out with a couple of visitors on a tour with Jim Seeland of Sitka Sound Tours. They were interested in seeing birds out on the water and so Jim asked me to come along. The … Continue reading