Monthly Archives: October 2016

Sitka Nature Show #117 – Lynn Barber and Louann Feldmann

Download Radio Show The 30 October show featured a conversation with Anchorage-based birders, Louann Feldmann and Lynn Barber. They were both in town to get a look at the Tropical Kingbird which showed up here in Sitka. Lynn had been … Continue reading

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Afternoon Birding with Visitors

Four folks (Brad, Pat, Bob, and Eric) from Anchorage came to town to see the Tropical Kingbird. They found it successfully this morning, and I ended up running in to them at Swan Lake when they stopped by to see … Continue reading

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Alarming Juncos and Tropical Kingbird Confirmed

I was busy this morning and was not able to get out and look for the kingbird. However, Lucy P. let me know she had found it around 9:30 this morning in the same neighborhood where it had been before. … Continue reading

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Tropical(?) Kingbird

Update: The bird is still here on Thursday, 20 October. (Given the rarity of this species in Alaska, I’ll try to post an update each day the bird is seen.) On Monday, Marge W. called me to let me know … Continue reading

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Fall Season Mountains and Birds

October continued its dry start with clear skies throughout the day. I did not notice any frost on the vehicles this morning, but it’s possible I just was not up early enough. With clear and calm conditions tonight, I suspect … Continue reading

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Quiet at the Golf Course

I returned to the golf course today with Connor and Rowan. I hoped that the American Pipits and Horned Larks might stick around for another day, but in a walk around the course I did not see any. The only … Continue reading

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