Snowy Owl

As far as I know, Snowy Owls do not occur in the Sitka area every winter, but they do seem to occur with some regularity either around town or an outlying area (Kruzof Island or upland muskegs behind town). Last year there had been one spotted on Japonski Island in various locations and, despite several … Read more

Daily Observations

We took the birding class over to Alice Island this morning in hopes of finding the Snowy Owl that was seen there yesterday. I went back two other times later in the day, once with Rowan and Connor, the other time by myself a little before sunset. Weather: Clear skies prevailed last night and temperatures … Read more