Monthly Archives: August 2011

Deer Mouse

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

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

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

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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