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I woke to a sunny morning with calm conditions. A nice spring day. Although it’s still a bit early for shorebirds, with a relatively low tide (coming up by the time I checked), I thought I would take a walk … Continue reading
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
Last Friday I stopped by Swan Lake and noticed 3 American Coots feeding along the Lake Street shore about mid-way between the peninsula and the radio station. A short while later they started heading up the lake, though the one … Continue reading
The lake was mostly frozen, so quite a few birds were close to the penninsula in one of the patches of open water. I took advantage of their limited room to roam and got some photos.