Sitka Nature Show #109 – Sue Karl (Part 1)

[sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=https://s3.amazonaws.com/weblog-media/raven/2016/20160626_KCAW_SITNAT_Sue_Karl-1.mp3]Download Radio Show The 26th of June show featured the first part of a conversation with Sue Karl of the USGS. She was in town to give a talk on the geology of Baranof Island as part of the Natural History Seminar series. She began her study of the geology of Baranof Island doing … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #108 – Allison Nelson

[sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=https://s3.amazonaws.com/weblog-media/raven/2016/20160612_KCAW_SITNAT_Allison_Nelson.mp3] Download Radio Show The 12th of June show featured a conversation with Allison Nelson, who recently had a paper published about breeding areas of Hermit Thrushes that winter in the San Francisco Bay area. Her research, and the discovery that some of the thrushes wintering there were nesting in Southeast Alaska was the … Read more

Hermit Thrush Conversation

Today I spent much of the day out birding with Allison Nelson (who was motivated to come to Southeast Alaska because of her work with Hermit Thrushes wintering in the bay area), and her husband. In her work with geolocators, she found evidence that birds from the north bay sites nested further south than the … Read more