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Stormy Seas, Lightning and Thunder

It was quite windy overnight. I imagine it’s just coincidence, but it seems like most of the strong winds this fall have come during the night time hours. Early this morning, waves were over 28 feet at the Cape Edgecumbe … Continue reading

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Birding (last day for warblers?)

A couple of days ago Lynn emailed me about coming to Sitka in hopes of catching the Cape May Warbler that I first reported last  Wednesday. She had been up in Barrow hoping for an Ivory Gull, and was only able to … Continue reading

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Afternoon Birding with Visitors

Four folks (Brad, Pat, Bob, and Eric) from Anchorage came to town to see the Tropical Kingbird. They found it successfully this morning, and I ended up running in to them at Swan Lake when they stopped by to see … Continue reading

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Fall Season Mountains and Birds

October continued its dry start with clear skies throughout the day. I did not notice any frost on the vehicles this morning, but it’s possible I just was not up early enough. With clear and calm conditions tonight, I suspect … Continue reading

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Quiet at the Golf Course

I returned to the golf course today with Connor and Rowan. I hoped that the American Pipits and Horned Larks might stick around for another day, but in a walk around the course I did not see any. The only … Continue reading

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Wandering Tattler, Western Toad

It’s the views that makes all the blood, sweat, and tears of hiking Sitka mountains worth it. I’ve been pretty focused on getting through pictures from summer 2012 in an attempt to see if I made my 1000 species goal … Continue reading

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