Category Archives: marinemammal

Low Island at Low Tide

St. Lazaria as seen from Low Island Today we made a second try for Low Island. We needed to be back in town by 11:30am, so we arranged to meet at the harbor at 7am. I was a few minutes … Continue reading

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Food Web Cruise

Today was the annual WhaleFest fundraiser food web cruise. I’m not sure how long it’s been an annual fundraiser, but I’ve been invited to talk about birds for the past several years. I always enjoy participating on these trips and … Continue reading

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Month in Review

Since today is the last day of January, I thought I would look through the observations I recorded during the month. It’s been a somewhat slow month, weather and work kept me from getting out too much. Mostly I’ve been … Continue reading

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Sea Otters (and Herring?)

Over the past couple of decades or more, sea otters numbers have increased dramatically in Sitka Sound. When I was growing up, I don’t remember seeing any sea otters until probably the early or mid-90s, and that was up close … Continue reading

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Hunting Trip

A heron watched as we loaded up to leave Today Connor, Rowan and I went out with my dad and a friend to see if we could find a deer at Deep Inlet. Connor was quite enthusiastic and hopeful that … Continue reading

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March is Moving On

Somehow most of a month has slipped by with very limited posting, despite my intentions to keep up with nearly daily posts. I’ve started to fill in some of the missing days with photojournal entries (see side bar for recent … Continue reading

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