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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

It 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 Lake and a walk around Totem Park.

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7 February Photos: Swan Lake and O’Connell Bridge

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29 November Photos: Swan Lake

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.

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