Partly sunny skies and temperatures in the low 60s made for a pleasant day weather-wise. Later this afternoon there was a band or two of light rain showers that moved through, though they didn’t last long. I didn’t spend too much time outside today, instead playing catch up. Summer is a difficult time of year … Read more
Download Radio Show The 28 June show featured a conversation with Paul Norwood and Brooke Shafer. We spoke about their recent adventure circumnavigating Baranof Island by kayak. 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.
I spent the very early hours of today out taking pictures for a timelapse of noctilucent clouds, then after a short 30 minute nap, I headed back out to try to find a mystery birds I had heard in the darkness. In the hours I spent hoping to locate the bird(s) that I heard earlier, … Read more
Download Mystery Call Around 2:45am today while I was out photographing a timelapse of noctilucent clouds, I heard a bird song that I did not recognize. Although I heard it sing twice. In a perhaps unrelated event, shortly afterwards, I saw a bird that gave me the impression of a shorebird (perhaps snipe-sized, but less … Read more
My alarm went off at 2am. It was still dark out (or at least what passes for dark here this time of year), and I needed to be up and ready to go by 2:30. Fortunately, if I actually get up and get going (normally I just roll over and go back to sleep), I’m … Read more
Common Cuckoo photographed Saturday, as of this writing I am uncertain if anyone found it today (Sunday, 14 June) Friday afternoon my kids and I spent a couple of pleasant hours hanging out on Harbor Mountain in the area we had found the cuckoo on Wednedsday. The weather was much nicer, but we never noticed … Read more