Starrigavan Valley and Channel Whale

Many of today’s photos were taken from a walk through the second growth in the valley bottom of Starrigavan. It was interesting to see things growing along the small tributary. After class this evening I spent a little time watching a Humpback Whale that was active in the channel – not something I see everyday!

Kill Site

While taking a shortcut through the park yesterday, Connor and I happened upon four piles of Varied Thrush feathers like the one seen here. I could not decide how many kills the feather piles represented, but I’m pretty sure it was more than one and I wouldn’t be surprised if it was less than four. … Read more

Castle Hill Greenery (and Harbor Mountain)

I wanted to get some better photos of Licorice Fern (Polypodium glycyrrhiza) so stopped to take some photos of a nice bunch at Castle Hill. While I was there I also did some bryophyte photography. Later in the day I was out at Starrigavan to look around a bit and took a picture of the … Read more