American Kestrel

Paul Norwood called me to report an American Kestrel between Keet Gooshi Heen and the Kimsham Ballfields. This female bird appeared to be hunting as it was flying between different perches and looking around intently. A couple of times it was chased by crows, but for the 30 minutes or so I was there, it … Read more

Sea Star Cluster

Last weekend I was out on a seaweed gathering trip to a shoreline location that was not very protected. While I was there I took this photo of a cluster of ochre sea stars (Pisaster ochraceus) in a somewhat protected cranny of the bedrock shoreline. It’s not unusual to find such clusters of these sea … Read more