Daily Observations

I spent most of today inside, but did make a trip to Swan Lake and then over to Alice Island this afternoon. I opted to bicycle today instead of taking Melissa’s scooter. I also bundled up a bit better than yesterday. The better clothing certainly helped, but I think actively biking instead of passively scootering … Read more

Historical Records of Sitka Birds

Earlier this year, I stumbled upon a paper in an 1898 The Auk that reported on an ornithological trip made to Sitka in the summer of 1896 by Joseph Grinnell. I found it very interesting to read; mostly because it gave me some insight into the birds that were here over 100 years ago (and … Read more