Another New Bird (with no photo for me)

Today was the second day of Sitka WhaleFest. After watching the presentations yesterday afternoon and thinking Rowan would have enjoyed them, I decided to take her today. We walked through downtown and checked the Pioneer Home grounds where we discovered the Black-throated Gray Warbler with a couple of Yellow-rumped Warbler and a very late Rufous … Read more

Kiss of Death – A Halloween Birding Story

Fair warning – while there’s no blood and gore, these photos depict the darkly intimate, intense, and violent end to a Magnolia Warbler’s life in the talons of a Northern Pygmy-Owl. I thought about writing more of a narrative, but in the end have decided to let the photos tell most of the story. (For … Read more