[sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=http://weblog-media.s3.amazonaws.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/20130515_Mystery-03.mp3]Download Clip [sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=http://weblog-media.s3.amazonaws.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/20130515_Mystery-02.mp3]Download Clip Today I heard an odd song coming from the trees and bushes on the slope behind the fire station. It started out like an Orange-crowned Warbler, but quickly veered off into unfamiliar (to me) territory. I was able to get recordings of it, but was never able to get … Read more
[sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=http://weblog-media.s3.amazonaws.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/20130514_VATH_poss_ThimbleberryLake_fastcalls-1.mp3]Download Audio [sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=http://weblog-media.s3.amazonaws.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/20130514_VATH_poss_ThimbleberryLake_fastcalls-2.mp3]Download Audio I was sent a short clip of a strange sounding bird that had been recorded along Thimbleberry Lake trail. I was told the bird had been calling in the same area for a few weeks. It was a faint recording, but what I heard sounded sound-wise very much like … Read more
I’ve been trying to keep track of moths again this year. So far I’ve not seen many that I don’t recognize already from the work I did on it last year. The moth pictured here I believe is a Small Engrailed (Ectropis crepuscularia), though I don’t think I ever got that completely confirmed last year. … Read more
Download Radio Show The 5 May show featured bird calls and songs. 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.
This year down at the park I’ve noticed a bunch of mussel (Mytilus trossulus) shells washed up with the seaweed. I do not remember seeing so many in previous years. Apart from the ever present possibilities that I just didn’t pay enough attention or have forgotten what I did notice, I’m wondering if perhaps the … Read more
While Connor was out try to get pictures of hummingbirds at a feeder we put up earlier in the week, he noticed a robin nest in the tree adjacent to our house. I can see it from where I work at the computer, so it should be interesting to watch over the coming weeks.