Birding and Yard Work

Probably a Nevada Arches Moth (Lacanobia nevadae), but it would be nice to get that confirmed. Apparently an uncommon species throughout its range. Today I did a little birding – looked around the estuary at Starrigavan and walked some of the beach and trails at Halibut Point Rec. It was pretty quiet, at both locations. … Read more

Raven Radio Show #54 – Lauren Oakes

Download Radio Show The 25 May 2014 show featured a conversation with Lauren Oakes recorded back in April when she was in town to give a talk on her research into what happens in the aftermath of yellow cedar decline. If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free to leave … Read more

Long Shot Mystery Bird

Back in March 2011, I was out with a friend at the edge of the kelp patch near Low Island and saw a lone bird I did not recognize. From a distance it appeared to have something of a scoter-like profile – at least the head a bill. However, it was much too pale for … Read more