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Species Count Milestone

Today I managed to surpass the total taxa count of my 1000 species attempt in 2012 (at least as measured by iNaturalist). As of today, I have 882 unique taxa for the year, with 792 identified to species. In 2012, … Continue reading

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Verstovia Trail

There was a nice mix of moths attracted to the porch light over night. None of them were new, but I decided it might be a good idea to document them (to get a better idea of when they fly). … Continue reading

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Start of the Second Half

As yesterday marked the end of the first half of the Sitka Big Year project, and the weather was not super inspiring (low clouds, wet, and with a bit of a breeze), I decided it would be a good day … Continue reading

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Spring Birding and Flowers

I was hoping today’s forecast for light winds held up, but it did not work out that way. Although it was by no means stormy, there was a bit of a swell coming in and enough wind to lift up … Continue reading

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Misty Morning

Sometimes the atmosphere lays heavy on the land and water. Cool, still air, heavy with humidity combines with the low hanging shape-obscuring and color-muting clouds to create an almost dream-like feeling where everything seems far away. Even nearby activity takes … Continue reading

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Milder than Forecast

Although Sunday is often a day I try to get out a bit farther away from home, the forecast was for rain and wind, so I didn’t plan to do much. As it turned out, the wind seemed pretty light … Continue reading

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