Monthly Archives: May 2017

Sitka Nature Show #132 – Richard Nelson

[Audio clip: view full post to listen]Download Radio Show The May 28th show featured a conversation with Richard Nelson (conversation starts at about 1:45). We listened to recordings of birds we had recorded, and puzzled over some of the mysterious … Continue reading

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Spring Birding and Flowers

I was hoping today’s forecast for light winds held up, but it did not work out that way. Although it was by no means stormy, there was a bit of a swell coming in and enough wind to lift up … Continue reading

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Sitka Nature Show #131 – Alan Verde

[Audio clip: view full post to listen]Download Radio Show The May 14th show featured a conversation with Alan Verde, who is in town as a Scientist in Residence at the Sitka Sound Science Center. We spoke about sea anemones (with … Continue reading

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Misty Morning

Sometimes the atmosphere lays heavy on the land and water. Cool, still air, heavy with humidity combines with the low hanging shape-obscuring and color-muting clouds to create an almost dream-like feeling where everything seems far away. Even nearby activity takes … Continue reading

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Milder than Forecast

Although Sunday is often a day I try to get out a bit farther away from home, the forecast was for rain and wind, so I didn’t plan to do much. As it turned out, the wind seemed pretty light … Continue reading

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Shorebird Comings and Goings

I went down to the park a little before 8 this morning to check for moths and see what shorebirds might be around. It seemed pretty quiet while I was there, especially out on the beach. However, I ran into … Continue reading

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