Monthly Archives: July 2017

Species Count Milestone

Today I managed to surpass the total taxa count of my 1000 species attempt in 2012 (at least as measured by iNaturalist). As of today, I have 882 unique taxa for the year, with 792 identified to species. In 2012, … Continue reading

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Verstovia Trail

There was a nice mix of moths attracted to the porch light over night. None of them were new, but I decided it might be a good idea to document them (to get a better idea of when they fly). … Continue reading

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Sitka Nature Show #135 – Derek Sikes

[Audio clip: view full post to listen]Download Radio Show The July 9th show featured a conversation with Derek Sikes, curator of insects at the Museum of the North. We talked about his work collecting (and maintaining collections) from around the … Continue reading

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Start of the Second Half

As yesterday marked the end of the first half of the Sitka Big Year project, and the weather was not super inspiring (low clouds, wet, and with a bit of a breeze), I decided it would be a good day … Continue reading

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