Yellow Warbler

Yellow Warbler Singing Recently I have been asking people if they have seen any Yellow Warblers this spring. While not an especially common species along the road system in Sitka (mostly due to lack of preferred habitat, I suspect), in many years they are show up around the first week of May. However, this year … Read more

Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)

Paul Norwood and his brother Julien (visiting from Paris) found this Northern Wheatear last night (3 May) below O’Connell Bridge on the Japonski side. In addition to the features seen in the photos, Paul mentioned the pale flashing rump was also quite distinctive. The bird was also observed last night by Kitty LaBounty and Lucy … Read more