Sitka Nature Show #148 – Pat Druckenmiller (encore)

[sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=https://s3.amazonaws.com/weblog-media/raven/2017/20171231_KCAW_SITNAT_Pat_Druckenmiller_encore.mp3] Download Radio Show The December 31st show featured an encore conversation with Pat Druckenmiller, curator of Earth Sciences at the Museum of the North and the University of Alaska Fairbanks. If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free to leave a comment here or on the page I’ve … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #147 – Jen Cedarleaf and Victoria Vosburg

[sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=https://s3.amazonaws.com/weblog-media/raven/2017/20171224_KCAW_SITNAT_JCedarleaf_VVosburg.mp3] Download Radio Show The December 24th show featured a conversation with Jen Cedarleaf and Victoria Vosburg. We spoke about the upcoming Christmas bird count and some of the birds that have been around this fall and early winter. If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free to leave … Read more

Sitka Nature Show #146 – Seri Robinson

[sc_embed_player_template1 fileurl=https://s3.amazonaws.com/weblog-media/raven/2017/20171210_KCAW_SITNAT_Seri_Robinson.mp3] Download Radio Show The December 10th show featured a conversation with Dr. Seri Robinson, expert on spalted wood. She was in town to give a talk as part of the natural history seminar series. You can learn more about spalted wood at her Northern Spalting website. If you have questions or observations you … Read more

Dusky Thrush

While standing near the Crescent Harbor shelter visiting with another local birder and waiting to help move some stuff with a friend, I noticed a bird perched in a shrub over across by the sea walk. Song Sparrows are common at that location, but I could see enough even without binoculars to tell it probably … Read more