Download Radio Show The 30 June show featured a conversation with Kitty LaBounty, local botanist/naturalist. 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.
The pair of Red-winged Blackbirds is still spending their time at Swan Lake along the shore between the peninsula and the radio station – mostly centered on the clump of willows not far from the radio station. Today when I was walking by a Bald Eagle happened to be flying from the upper end of … Read more
Download Radio Show The 16 June show featured a conversation with Fred Bassett, a hummingbird bander visiting Sitka on a trip through south coastal Alaska hoping to learn more about the Rufous Hummingbirds he has banded in the southeastern United States. If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free to … Read more
I’m not sure when no-see-ums usually emerge in the summer, but today seems to be the first big day here this year. I was visiting on the street with a neighbor and was seeing (and feeling) clouds of them. Fortunately the bites only itch a little while for me.
A male Common Merganser was hanging out on a rock in Indian River not far below the road bridge today when I went down to check on the dipper nest (young were still in it, but I expect them to be out any day, as they’re looking big). I’ve previously seen a male and female … Read more
Download Radio Show The 2 June show featured a conversation with Todd Brinkman, who talked about his research on Sitka Black-tailed Deer, among other things. 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.