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Verstovia Trail and Swan Lake Visit

With the forecast calling for rain, I was a little surprised to see some sunshine with partly to mostly cloudy skies this morning. As the day went on, the clouds thickened up, and we did eventually experience a pretty good … Continue reading

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Change of Month, Change of Weather

After at least two months of mostly gray days, it looks like we may yet get an extended stretch of somewhat sunnier and warmer (into the upper 60s) weather. Although I have ideas about how to take advantage of such … Continue reading

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Species Count Milestone

Today I managed to surpass the total taxa count of my 1000 species attempt in 2012 (at least as measured by iNaturalist). As of today, I have 882 unique taxa for the year, with 792 identified to species. In 2012, … Continue reading

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Verstovia Trail

There was a nice mix of moths attracted to the porch light over night. None of them were new, but I decided it might be a good idea to document them (to get a better idea of when they fly). … Continue reading

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Start of the Second Half

As yesterday marked the end of the first half of the Sitka Big Year project, and the weather was not super inspiring (low clouds, wet, and with a bit of a breeze), I decided it would be a good day … Continue reading

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Spring Birding and Flowers

I was hoping today’s forecast for light winds held up, but it did not work out that way. Although it was by no means stormy, there was a bit of a swell coming in and enough wind to lift up … Continue reading

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