Category Archives: birding

Gull Notes

The gulls are on the move. While it’s possible that they are just moving locally, starting to gather in greater numbers along the shores road system where I can more easily observe them, I kind of suspect some of them … Continue reading

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Walk to Totem Park

I took a walk with the kids to Totem Park this morning. My original thought was to see if I could get some video of dippers foraging, but as it turned out there I did not see any dippers. Instead … Continue reading

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Forest and Muskeg Trail

Connor picked today’s walk. We just had the morning, and he said he wanted to go out to Starrigavan. I suggested maybe the Forest and Muskeg Trail, since we had not been on that one for a while, and someone … Continue reading

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Late Winter Birding

We decided to do some birding today and spent time at Totem Park as well as Starrigavan. Highlights included Black Oystercatchers and watching an American Dipper foraging at Totem Park. At Starrigavan the tide was fairly high, and a small … Continue reading

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Eagle Behavior

A couple of weeks ago, Floyd Tomkins sent a message to the Sitka birds e-mail list with an interesting observation. I asked for his permission to post it to my weblog in case others have additional insight into what was … Continue reading

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Christmas Bird Count

View Larger Map My track from this year’s bird count. On this year’s Christmas Bird Count I had selected 3 or 4 routes covering neighborhoods in the central area of town. I walked for nearly 7 hours and covered 13 … Continue reading

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