This entry is part 58 of 133 in the series 2011 PhotojournalSpent the morning on the Food Web Cruise fund raiser for Sitka WhaleFest. They asked me to be aboard as the bird expert. It’s typically an enjoyable ride on … Continue reading
This entry is part 50 of 133 in the series 2011 PhotojournalThe gathering of gulls at Swan Lake this time of year provides a good opportunity to practice identifying them.
This entry is part 21 of 133 in the series 2011 PhotojournalAfter catching the free brown bag concert put on by the Jazz Festival the kids and I got caught in a little snow squall. We waited out the strongest … Continue reading
Posted in birds, daily, flora, photojournal, snow
Tagged Crescent Harbor, Glaucous-winged Gull, Great Blue Heron, Greater Scaup, Lesser Scaup, Mallard, Ring-necked Duck, Senecio vulgaris, snow, Swan Lake, Thayer's Gull
Note the two-toned look to the primaries.
Took a couple of trips to Totem Park, one yesterday and one today. Yesterday I saw 3 Northern Pintails, 6 smaller dabblers (I thought Green-winged Teal at the time, though they may have been Northern Shovelers), at least 4 Caspian … Continue reading
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Tagged birds, black turnstone, Black-legged Kittiwake, Caspian Tern, Glaucous-winged Gull, Herring Gull, Least Sandpiper, Mew Gull, Northern Pintail, Northern Shoveler, ruddy turnstone, Spotted Sandpiper, Thayer's Gull, Totem Park, Western Sandpiper, White-winged Scoter, Yellow Warbler