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Red-breasted Sapsucker

Red-breasted Sapsucker on Red Alder – note how tail feathers are used as a prop/balance against the trunk I’ve previously noticed and commented on Red-breasted Sapsuckers and cold weather as well as speculating on what they are doing in winter … Continue reading

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Walk to Totem Park

The kids and I braved the wind to walk down to the park and see what might be around. I thought the gusts of wind pushing spray across the bay was particularly interesting.

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Sapsucker Drumming

20110505_RBSA_Lincoln_Street_Drumming.mp3 Been pretty swamped with work and house issues, but have made a little time to go look for spring migrants. This morning on the way back from Totem Park (where there are still lots of shorebirds) I recorded this … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

The Dolly Varden have started to show up near the beaches again. Rowan and Connor have been fishing for them this week, and Rowan managed to catch a 14″ Dolly (her first) this morning. I noticed three Red-breasted Sapsuckers engaged … Continue reading

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Frozen Earth

Over the past couple of weeks, illness, family, work, and house have to varying degrees made it difficult for me to keep up with my intention to post daily. It’s often the case that I look back on these down … Continue reading

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Turning toward Spring

Contrary to forecast, skies over town remained mostly clear through the day. There was a bit of an east wind to make things feel a little cooler, but even so, temperatures warmed up to the low 40s. I was able … Continue reading

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