Today was the first low tide that seemed like a good spring tide. It wasn’t all that low at a predicted -1.2 or so, but it occurred in daylight hours in the morning. Rowan likes to search for things at the beach, so I joined her for a while this morning and managed to find … Read more
It was time to change the ibuttons up Indian River, so that was today’s outing. It was a pleasant day for a walk, but only a couple of things caught my eye – scum collecting against a log, and some strikingly white alders.
There was an eagle release scheduled for this morning, so I asked Connor and Rowan if they wanted to go to the Raptor Center to see it happen. I’m not sure if the releases are always so well attended, but with the pleasant sunny conditions and the first release of the year, it was a … Read more
I woke to a sunny morning with calm conditions. A nice spring day. Although it’s still a bit early for shorebirds, with a relatively low tide (coming up by the time I checked), I thought I would take a walk around the park just in case an early shorebird migrant or two was around. I … Read more
[sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=http://weblog-media.s3.amazonaws.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/20140328_spring_song_quiz.mp3] Download Bird Song Clip Walking along Lincoln Street earlier today, I heard a familiar song – the first I’ve heard this year. Something about it caught my attention enough that I stopped to try and record it. Unfortunately, it stopped singing so much, but I did get a bit of it between cars. … Read more