Tag Archives: Surf Scoter


While walking along the road finishing up the Estuary Life Trail loop at Starrigavan back in January, I was a little surprised to see a pair of Black Scoters in with a small group of Surf Scoters. My impression is … Continue reading

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Late Winter Birding

We decided to do some birding today and spent time at Totem Park as well as Starrigavan. Highlights included Black Oystercatchers and watching an American Dipper foraging at Totem Park. At Starrigavan the tide was fairly high, and a small … Continue reading

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Starrigavan, HPR Scoters, and Downtown Clouds

I got out to do some birding with visiting entertainer Mr. Whitekeys this morning. We didn’t see anything especially unusual, but large numbers of redpolls continue to be present. There was also a Merlin at Halibut Point Rec, though I … Continue reading

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Daily Observations

Yesterday I did not feel all that great after a relatively poor night of sleep, though I did stop by Swan Lake briefly and get out on a walk to the park with Connor. Today I stopped by Swan Lake … Continue reading

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Kamenoi Point Beach

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1 April: Totem Park and Lapland Longspur

I took a walk to Totem Park this morning and made it over to the airport to see some Lapland Longspurs later today.

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