Song Sparrow Shenanigans

When I got up it was still partly clear, but the wind was picking up and there were dark clouds moving in. Later in the day there was some rain, but not as much as I would have expected, given the forecast and heavy clouds. I walked by the corner of the northwest of Crescent … Read more

American Tree Sparrow

Another frosty morning and warm sunny day with calm winds, though this could be the last for a while, as clouds are forecast to move in tonight with rain tomorrow. After class this morning I spent some time over at old airport road. While there I heard and saw the Ruby-crowned Kinglet again, but this … Read more

Spring Insects

Another frosty morning followed by a warm (for the season) sunny day. Connor had an appointment this morning and afterwards he and I stopped by the old airport road to look around for a bit. I briefly saw the Horned Lark and American Pipit that have been around for much of the winter. I did … Read more

Sunny Sunday

It dawned with clear skies this morning. The lack of clouds overnight led to a decent amount of frost, although I don’t think the official temperature dropped below freezing. Once the sun was up, it didn’t take long for the frost to melt off. I’m not sure what the official high ended up being, but … Read more

Whalefest Food Web Cruise

I can’t quite remember how many of the March Whalefest Food Web cruises I’ve participated in, but I think today might have been my 5th or 6th. The weather wasn’t ideal, certainly not as nice as last year’s cruise. The Allen Marine boat we were in was big enough to be minimally effected by the … Read more

First Day of Spring

July 2010 Sunset from Hillcrest Drive The forecast today was not particularly inspiring (100% chance of rain), and I had some work to do, so I didn’t pay too much attention to what was going on outside. By later in the morning I started to wonder about the forecast, as it seemed much brighter than … Read more