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CBC Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch

The most unusual bird of this winter’s Christmas Bird Count in Sitka was a Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch found by Jen Cedarleaf and Victoria Vosburg along the road to Herring Cove. Jen was able to get some photos of the bird and … Continue reading

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CBC Flamingo

Conditions weren’t great for taking pictures on this Christmas Bird Count day. I ended up walking most of the neighborhoods between Halibut Point Road and Katlian Street (excluding only the Seward and Observatory Street neighborhoods along with downtown) in addition … Continue reading

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No Thorofare Bay and More

Christmas Bird Count was held today in Sitka. After a quick morning trip through Totem Park, I was able to spend the bulk of the day birding by skiff in the bays south of town. Of particular note was my … Continue reading

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Daily Observations

Sunday (Photos) It was Christmas Bird Count day, so I hiked up Mt. Verstovia to Peak 2550, down into the bowl and finally into Indian River Valley. Weather: Light snow was falling when I started this morning, it continued through … Continue reading

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Christmas Bird Count Hike

For the third year in a row, I chose to hike up Mt. Verstovia and down into Indian River Valley for my CBC route. Unlike the last couple of years, we’ve actually had a fair amount of snow this year, … Continue reading

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Christmas Bird Count in Sitka

Christmas Bird Count Sitka Count Circle (Larger Version) The Sitka count circle was established for the 1975 count year (Winter of 1974-1975). With the exception of the 1980 and 1981 count years, there has been a count every year since … Continue reading

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