Category Archives: fauna

Animals

Sharp-shinned Hawk

This afternoon I got a call from a friend who lives in the neighborhood. He said a Sharp-shinned Hawk had caught a pigeon in his yard and I was welcome to come by to watch it. At first I was … Continue reading

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Brambling

Yesterday Eric and Cathy Parker found a Brambling over by the airport and posted some pictures on Facebook. Unfortunately the Facebook notification system didn’t function correctly for me in this case and I did not get the notice at first. … Continue reading

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Straying Sockeye Salmon

A couple of days ago while on a walk up Indian River trail, I noticed a red salmon in Indian River. I was not completely sure at the time, but it sure looked like a sockeye salmon, presumably one that … 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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Harbor Mountain Cuckoo Quest

We had limited visibility when we reached the mixed open meadows near the picnic area After yesterday’s exciting report of the cuckoo on Harbor Mountain, I was inspired to get up there last yesterday evening. I had limited time, and … Continue reading

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Cuckoo

Photo by Eric Parker, used with permission I had a message this afternoon from Eric Parker, reporting that he and his wife Cathy had seen a very unusual looking bird up on Harbor Mountain near the picnic area. They were … Continue reading

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