Category Archives: fish

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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Bald Eagle with Pink Salmon

Though I knew the pink salmon were out at Indian River mouth, I did not realize they had already moved well up river and so was a little surprised to see this Bald Eagle with a pink salmon a short … Continue reading

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Road Side Birds and Magic Island

We drove out the road today to check on the Swainson’s Thrush nest, but couldn’t see any birds using the nest. There were however many birds active in the brushy area adjacent to the road. Several thrushes were utilizing the … Continue reading

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Overcast Skies and Green Waters

This morning I woke up to overcast skies- the first in probably at least two weeks. The highest part of many mountain peaks were obscured by the clouds. For some reason a couple of different times when I was pausing … Continue reading

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Low Tide and first Moths

Today was the first low tide that seemed like a good spring tide. It wasn’t all that low at a predicted -1.2 or so, but it occurred in daylight hours in the morning. Rowan likes to search for things at … Continue reading

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Herring Season

Although the first two openings occurred in sight of the road, I did not make it out towards Starrigavan to watch. Today the third opening took place over a large area including Crescent Bay and Middle Channel. I did not … Continue reading

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