Pictures from a couple of trips to Swan Lake and a wander through the muskeg at the start of Gavan Hill Trail (pictures of the latter yet to be uploaded).
[sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=http://weblog-media.s3.amazonaws.com/raven/20120527_KCAW_Potluck_Bird_Language.mp3] Download I intended to have Jon Young, author of What the Robin Knows on as a guest to talk about bird language. We had a little miscommunication about calling, so I ended up doing this show on my own. The first part of the show is talk about recent observations, and I spend … Read more
I was a little surprised to find a Mallard with ducklings at Swan Lake.
[sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=http://weblog-media.s3.amazonaws.com/raven/20120514_KCAW_Potluck_Richard_Nelson.mp3] Download Guest was Richard Nelson and we talked about birds and bird songs, and listened to recordings of several species singing (which have been posted individually below). Special thanks to Richard for sharing his recordings and allowing me to post them individually for people to listen to. Encounters website (Encounters is Richard’s show, … Read more
Gymnocarpium disjunctum is supposed to be the common one, but so far I’ve only been able to find and photograph Gymnocarpium dryopteris. Is Indian River Valley atypical? am I blind? Is something else going on? Perhaps some of Luzulas I’ve seen are not Luzula parviflora – probably should spend sometime looking when they’re actually up. … Read more