Monthly Archives: December 2014

Old Airport Road Observations

I spent a little time sitting in the car working on a project out at old airport road to see what might be around. I was able to get pictures of both an American Tree Sparrow as well as a … Continue reading

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Downy Woodpecker

After walking through Totem Park this morning, I heard and then was able to locate visually a Downy Woodpecker along Kelly Street. It was interesting to see it far out on the bushy branches of a spruce tree. Later today … Continue reading

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Old Airport Road Birds

I spent some time out along old airport road today looking for birds. The sun was out and it was a little chilly, but not too bad. Some nice birds were around including 11 Bohemian Waxwings and a Downy Woodpecker, … Continue reading

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Night Sky

I had read about Comet/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) recently. It was rising higher in the sky (for us in the northern hemisphere), but I wasn’t sure how far above the horizon it would appear. However, with tonight’s clear skies, I decided … Continue reading

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High Tide, Setting Crescent

We went out to Starrigavan to check on the high tide. It was forecast to be one of the highest of the year, and there was a bit of atmospheric bonus that looked promising to get higher than that from … Continue reading

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Sun Break at Totem Park

I went for a walk to Totem Park this morning and enjoyed watching the sun break through a pile of clouds over the Pyramids. I also experimented a little bit with taking pictures using my tablet as a controller for … Continue reading

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