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Grebes and a Caterpillar

At least three still-downy Pied-billed Grebes were hanging out on Swan Lake waiting to be fed by parents. Also today, Connor found a green caterpillar crawling on the sidewalk. He brought it home and we were going to try to … Continue reading

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Pied-billed Grebe Returns

Pied-billed Grebes are Very Rare in spring around Sitka, so I certainly was not looking for this bird to show up when we briefly stopped to take a look at the birds on Swan Lake this afternoon. I probably would … 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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Pied-billed Grebe Family

Look carefully for the second juvenile As far as I know this is the first breeding record for Pied-billed Grebe in Sitka, and it seems to be one of only a handful in the Alaska (a couple in Ketchikan and … Continue reading

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Pied-billed Grebe

While relaxing on a bench at Swan Lake, I happened to notice an unusual bird pop up to the surface. I wasn’t sure whether to believe it when I thought I saw a Pied-billed Grebe, but after waiting a while … Continue reading

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25 October Photos: Swan Lake

These photos were all taken at Swan Lake this afternoon. See Pied-billed Grebe Observations for a more complete description of the events these pictures partially record.

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