Category Archives: fauna

Animals

Morning Birding, Evening Talk

With the strong winds of last night, I thought it might be fruitful to go out to Starrigavan and look around for birds. We didn’t end up getting started as soon as I might have liked and only ended up … Continue reading

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Mosquito Cove

With a pretty good fall gale forecast to arrive tomorrow, this seemed like it might be the last opportunity for the year to get out in conditions approaching summer (~60F and sunny). Rowan suggested we go out to Mosquito Cove, … Continue reading

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Brown Bear Swimming Hole

I recently got around to processing and publishing some trail cam video of a bear swimming in a muskeg pool. Be sure to watch the whole thing to see the surprise at the end.

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Toads around Town

When I was growing up during the early and mid-80s, I remember finding toads from time to time. They were commonly found at the upper end of Swan Lake (by where there was a playground at the far side of … Continue reading

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Golden-crowned Kinglet

Most years Golden-crowned Kinglets are common in the coniferous forests around Sitka. Despite their small size, they manage to find enough enough to keep warm through the long chilly nights of winter. During the day they often seem to forage … Continue reading

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An Assortment of Observations

My brother departed after a week-long visit yesterday. During the time he was here, my time was filled with newly restarted school routines and spending time with him. As a result I was not able to keep up with posting … Continue reading

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