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Monthly Archives: November 2011
Partial clearing made for some interesting views while Connor, Rowan, and I walked over to UAS this afternoon.
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
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.
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