Author Archives: matt goff

About matt goff

I am an aspiring naturalist who seeks to learn all that I can about the more-than-human aspects of this place that is my home.

Empty Nest

We had some pretty good rain today, and a bit of wind as well. I spent most of my day on calls and working on getting up to speed on some new work I am doing, but with the wet … Continue reading

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Strawberries

Partly sunny skies and temperatures in the low 60s made for a pleasant day weather-wise. Later this afternoon there was a band or two of light rain showers that moved through, though they didn’t last long. I didn’t spend too … Continue reading

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Night Shining Clouds, Lilies, and Birds

I spent the very early hours of today out taking pictures for a timelapse of noctilucent clouds, then after a short 30 minute nap, I headed back out to try to find a mystery birds I had heard in the … Continue reading

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Late Night Mystery Call

Download Mystery Call Around 2:45am today while I was out photographing a timelapse of noctilucent clouds, I heard a bird song that I did not recognize. Although I heard it sing twice. In a perhaps unrelated event, shortly afterwards, I … Continue reading

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Breeding Bird Survey

My alarm went off at 2am. It was still dark out (or at least what passes for dark here this time of year), and I needed to be up and ready to go by 2:30. Fortunately, if I actually get … Continue reading

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Common Cuckoo Revisted

Common Cuckoo photographed Saturday, as of this writing I am uncertain if anyone found it today (Sunday, 14 June) Friday afternoon my kids and I spent a couple of pleasant hours hanging out on Harbor Mountain in the area we … Continue reading

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