Common Yellowthroat

[sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=http://weblog-media.s3.amazonaws.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/20130529_COYE_SwanLake.mp3] Download Common Yellowthroat Song I heard an unfamiliar bird singing down at Swan Lake today, that I thought might be a Common Yellowthroat. I was able to get a recording and photo to confirm. Although this species has been reported in Sitka several times during migration, it is not seen most years.

Dust Devil

While walking along Halibut Point Road near the middle school, the kids and I saw a dust devil move from Crabapple Drive (where it seemed like it might have formed) across the main road where a pedestrian was briefly caught in it as it passed across the sidewalk and into the grass near the batting … Read more

Raven Radio Show #28: More Bird Calls and Songs

[sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=https://s3.amazonaws.com/weblog-media/raven/20130519-KCAW_Potluck_Breeding_Birds.mp3] Download Radio Show The 19 May show featured bird calls and songs, mostly of later arriving breeding birds. If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free to leave a comment here or on the page I’ve set up for that purpose.