Birds Seen or Heard so far in 2003

The other night I decided to try and come up with all of the different birds I have seen or heard so far this year that I could identify with relative certainty. I was able to come up with 26 different birds. I know that I have seen (and probably heard) more, but I am … Read more

Spring Green

Plants sure seem to be liking the warm sunny weather of the last few days. The dearheart heart have really opened up, covering the forest floor in green. It looks like the black lilies are about to bloom near the beach. Twisted stalk have grown to a height of at least 10 cm when I … Read more

Disappearing Snow

Although Mt. Edgecumbe looked like it had a fair covering of snow for most of the winter, the last few days of warm weather have shown how little depth there actually was. My recollection is that in most years there is snow completely covering most of the mountain above timberline well into the late spring … Read more