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 like, but I have been getting some progress made on my yard with the help … Read more
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 out at the light that gave the impression of something different. It turned out to … Read more
Mostly photos from observations on or near the beach. Also a nice colorful sunset around 10pm this evening, and some moth collection photos.
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 am not sure what exactly might be producing the smell. When I was investigating more … Read more
[sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=https://s3.amazonaws.com/weblog-media/raven/20130714_KCAW_Potluck_Ryan_Carpenter.mp3]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 on the page I’ve set up for that purpose.