Monthly Archives: November 2011

Snow, Mountains, and Sunlight

This entry is part 120 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

Partial clearing made for some interesting views while Connor, Rowan, and I walked over to UAS this afternoon.

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November Snow

This entry is part 119 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

Sitka broke records this month for measured November snowfall. However the record comes with a bit of an asterisk, since there are significant gaps in the records for snow amounts. Unlike precipitation, the depth of snow is not measured by … Continue reading

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Indian River Valley Snowshoeing

This entry is part 116 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

The kids and I went for a hike up Indian River Valley so I could switch out the ibuttons. They brought snowshoes, while I slogged through waist deep snow in the muskegs.

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Barrow’s Goldeneye

This entry is part 118 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

Probably a not-quite-mature male, this Barrow’s Goldeneye gave me pause when I saw it in the cove by the library. This was the best (and only one I kept) of several shots I took to confirm the identity when I … Continue reading

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Crescent Moon and Pine Grosbeak

This entry is part 117 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal
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Bohemian Waxwing

This entry is part 115 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

Bohemian Waxwings seemed to move in with the snow mid-November this year. Some years they are hardly here at all, but this bird was part of a flock of 30 or so birds feeding on ornamental shrubs with fruit and … Continue reading

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