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Wind, Rain, and Birds

This entry is part 1 of 24 in the series 2012 Photojournal

Today was the Christmas Bird Count for Sitka. Unfortunately there were strong winds and heavy rain for most of the day. Despite this I managed to walk over 10 miles and tallied over 30 species of birds. I’ve had a … Continue reading

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Birds and Sunlight

This entry is part 2 of 24 in the series 2012 Photojournal

I had intended to take a short walk down to Totem Park to check if any shorebirds were out that way and hopefully find a Rock Sandpiper – a species which I know is around, but had not been seen … Continue reading

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Walk to Totem Park

This entry is part 3 of 24 in the series 2012 Photojournal

Walked down to Totem Park with the kids again today. It was pretty rainy for much of the time we were there, though the rain stopped and skies lightened a bit before we left.

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Fungus and Murre

This entry is part 4 of 24 in the series 2012 Photojournal

Rowan was impressed with the size of this fungus The kids and I took a short walk through Totem Park hoping to pick up a Red-breasted Sapsucker for count week, but were unsuccessful in that regard. We did hear a … Continue reading

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Mostly Clear Skies

This entry is part 5 of 24 in the series 2012 Photojournal

For the first time in what seems like weeks, it skies were more clear than not. We didn’t do too much outside, but did take a short walk up the lower part of Gavan Trail. An Anna’s Hummingbird was visiting … Continue reading

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Junco Movements and an ANHU

This entry is part 6 of 24 in the series 2012 Photojournal

Male Anna’s Hummingbird coming to feeder It was another wet day, though less breezy than yesterday. This afternoon just after 3, I noticed the juncos gathering in the branches of the trees east of the house. Several times this winter … Continue reading

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