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.

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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Raven Radio Show #82 – Paul Norwood and Brooke Shafer

Download Radio Show The 28 June show featured a conversation with Paul Norwood and Brooke Shafer. We spoke about their recent adventure circumnavigating Baranof Island by kayak. If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free … 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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