Category Archives: Yard

Yard Observations

A Swainson’s Thrush started singing in the yard recently. I first heard it last night, and it stopped by again this afternoon and at dusk Clouds and rain gave way to partly cloudy skies by late morning. After taking care … Continue reading

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Birding and Yard Work

Probably a Nevada Arches Moth (Lacanobia nevadae), but it would be nice to get that confirmed. Apparently an uncommon species throughout its range. Today I did a little birding – looked around the estuary at Starrigavan and walked some of … Continue reading

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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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Morning Birds, Evening Yard Work

Two Marbled Godwits – the one in the foreground is distinctly paler than the more typically colored one in the background I got up relatively early (at least compared to my recent rise times) and biked over to the Turnaround … Continue reading

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Playing Catch Up

This photo from early April was one of the many photos I dealt with today. When I took the shot, I failed to check the settings and ended up with a very over exposed and blurred image. While looking at … Continue reading

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Freshly Dumped Dirt

I have mostly kept house stuff off of this site, but thought I would document a bit some of the stuff going on in the yard. Today we got some 40 yards or so of volcanic ash dumped along one … Continue reading

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