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Frosty

The Estuary Life Trail out at Starrigavan can be treacherously slippery during cold weather, but the relatively high humidity and lack of direct sunlight (the valley bottom and most of the estuary is in the shade of Harbor Mountain this … Continue reading

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Airport Observations

Today gave me reason to consider the baseline level of effort I want to give to the big year project. With work calls and other work tasks to take care of, I didn’t have as much time outside, and with … Continue reading

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Good Birds and a Green Flash

My parents were scheduled to leave midday flight, so this morning was taken up with tasks around the house before taking them to the airport. After saying goodbye to them, Connor decided to look around for a while along old … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day CBC

2017 got off to a clear start here in Sitka. I got up relatively early to go count birds for the annual Christmas Bird Count. This year I was participated by counting birds on the water (via boat with Kitty … Continue reading

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Winter Weather

After last weekend’s winter wonderland of fresh snow and temperatures at or below freezing, we saw a shift in the first part of this week to that Southeast Alaska special of snow trending towards rain and temperatures just above freezing. … Continue reading

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Eagle Meal

Most of the day was relatively dim and gray, but I had some running around to do this afternoon so decided to take a couple of turns around the old airport road and Alice Island in case I might find … Continue reading

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