It was a good day for alcids out on the water yesterday. There was little wind, and the islands did a good job of blocking the swell, so conditions were good for viewing. Highlights included a Pigeon Guillemot back in its summer blacks, a couple of early Rhinoceros Auklets, a Horned Puffin, bunches of Marbled … Read more
Sunlight on St. Lazaria Island on an early June evening. I was reminded of a trip out to St. Lazaria earlier this month when I ran into someone I know who is spending the summer out there working for the Fish and Wildlife Service monitoring seabird populations. St. Lazaria is part of the Alaska Maritime … Read more
Photos from a brief boat trip.