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.

First of Season Shorebirds

Shorebirds have been showing up over the past few days, but today was the first time I got good looks at any that aren’t typically seen over wintering in the area. There was a single Black-bellied Plover (though 3 were … Continue reading

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Winter Moods

I think the interaction of mountains, clouds, snow, and light have many different moods, but some recur in such a way that they become familiar and recognizable. Last week I had that feeling of recognition which caused me to stop … Continue reading

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Spring Birds and Moths

Despite overcast and light rain, I decided to see if the hybrid duck would be up along the shore with the high tide around noon. It was there, but never came particularly close to me during the time I spent … Continue reading

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More on the Hybrid Duck

I visited the park again this morning to see about getting photos of the hybrid duck in better light. The tide was out quite a ways, but many ducks were feeding along the shoreline. I walked out on the flats, … Continue reading

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Raven Radio Show #51 – Bill Foster

Download Radio Show The 13 April show featured a conversation with Bill Foster. If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free to leave a comment here or on the page I’ve set up for that … Continue reading

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Spring Day

It was a lovely spring day today, though I did not end up spending much time out and about enjoying the weather. Last night I was up until after 2am taking pictures of northern lights (which hopefully I’ll get posted … Continue reading

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