Tag Archives: Totem Park

Hybrid Duck

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

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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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Pictures from the Park

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

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Fallen Tree Smells of Licorice

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

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Greater Yellowlegs and Black-bellied Plover

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.

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Walk to Totem Park and around Town

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