On this Date in...
- Cold morning, but no frost on windows-guess it has now dried out enough for the dew point to drop lower than the temperature. 1 month ago
- Early Crocus-My dad’s garden notes have crocus blooming in same spot on 31Jan1985-but10F the next week was a killer. http://t.co/QkvM0Mtjkb 2 months ago
- It’s been a warm January in Sitka. Trolling old records, 1981 was the last comparable year (even a bit warmer then) wunderground.com/history/airpor… 2 months ago
Category Archives: birds
I spent much of the morning talking to Bob Armostrong, including recording a conversation for a future radio show. After class at the middle school I stopped by Swan Lake to check out the gulls and the ice. I also … Continue reading
It’s a fairly common sight to see crows down at the beach poking around in the intertidal while the tide is out. From time to time you will see them fly up and then suddenly drop back to the ground. … Continue reading
A couple of male Ring-necked Ducks were back on Swan Lake today utilizing the bit of water around the edge. I couldn’t tell for sure where they were, but much of the apparently open water around the lake had ice … Continue reading
Long line season opened over the weekend and boats have started to deliver their catch. Hundreds of gulls gathered in the channel to feed on the scraps pumped out by the processing plants.
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