Monthly Archives: August 2011

Deer Mouse

This entry is part 95 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

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

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Pair of Feathers

This entry is part 94 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

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.

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Steller’s Jay and Yellow Underwing Moths

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.

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Captured Moths

Photos of some moths recently captured in a light trap at the house.

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Tufted Puffin

This entry is part 93 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

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

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Indian River Valley on a Wet Day

This entry is part 92 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

Went for a hike up Indian River valley to take care of the ibuttons. It was a very soggy day. Found a couple of things that prompted me to pull out the camera despite the abundance of rain – a … Continue reading

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