On this Date in...
- Cold morning, but no frost on windows-guess it has now dried out enough for the dew point to drop lower than the temperature. 2 months ago
- Early Crocus-My dad’s garden notes have crocus blooming in same spot on 31Jan1985-but10F the next week was a killer. http://t.co/QkvM0Mtjkb 3 months ago
- It’s been a warm January in Sitka. Trolling old records, 1981 was the last comparable year (even a bit warmer then) wunderground.com/history/airpor… 3 months ago
Tag Archives: Totem Park
A couple of days ago I got a second hand report of a hybrid Northern Pintail x Mallard down at Totem Park. I did not find it while I was down there then, but while taking a short walk this … Continue reading
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
Connor, Rowan, and I walked down to the park this morning. Highlights included watching a dipper forage along the river’s edge at close range, and the attention of an otter that seemed a little curious about us as we were … Continue reading
Last fall or early winter, a good-sized spruce near the trail fell over in Totem Park. It caught my attention today when I walked by and noticed the smell of licorice. I think it’s from the rotting wood, but I … Continue reading
Migration is starting to ramp up, and I was fortunate to have a chance to sit with and photograph a couple of cooperative shorebirds in the morning light down at Totem Park.