Monthly Archives: July 2013

July Sun

Many years July is not very sunny. This year has been an exception with many nice sunny days and temperatures in the upper 60s and low 70s during the day.  I haven’t been out hiking as much as I might … Continue reading

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Red-winged Blackbirds at Swan Lake

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Young Red-winged Blackbird and Interesting Moth

I heard the young blackbirds were probably out of the nest, so I went down to Swan Lake and was able to get a picture of one before they flew out of range. This evening I noticed a moth flying … Continue reading

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Beach-side Observations

Mostly photos from observations on or near the beach. Also a nice colorful sunset around 10pm this evening, and some moth collection photos.

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Fallen Tree Smells of Licorice

Last fall or early winter, a good-sized spruce near the trail fell over in Totem Park. It caught my attention today when I walked by and noticed the smell of licorice. I think it’s from the rotting wood, but I … Continue reading

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Raven Radio Show #32 – Ryan Carpenter

Download Radio Show The 14 July show featured a conversation with Ryan Carpenter, a recent transplant to Sitka and avid birder. If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free to leave a comment here or … Continue reading

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