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Swan Lake Birds

A cooperative male Green-winged Teal and a unusual (and late) Red-winged Blackbird were the highlights at Swan Lake today.

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Spring Geese

This spring it was hard to miss all the geese in Sitka as they flew honking overhead or fed and rested on lawns and beaches. Based on reported sightings, at least 250 birds visited town, possibly many more. Most are … Continue reading

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Spring Birds and a Spring Hike

After taking pictures of geese on the lawn at SJ this morning, I took advantage of the sunny day and hiked to the second view point on Mt. Verstovia trail. Along the way I was able to find and photograph … Continue reading

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15 February Photos: Birds, Lichen, and Snail

This entry is part 23 of 144 in the series 2008 Photojournal

This entry is part 23 of 144 in the series 2008 PhotojournalIt was the first day of the Great Backyard Bird Count, so I tried to get out a fair bit to look for birds, including a stop at Swan … Continue reading

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7 February Photos: Swan Lake and O’Connell Bridge

This entry is part 19 of 144 in the series 2008 Photojournal

This entry is part 19 of 144 in the series 2008 Photojournal

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29 November Photos: Swan Lake

This entry is part 210 of 221 in the series 2007 Photojournal

This entry is part 210 of 221 in the series 2007 PhotojournalThe 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 … Continue reading

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