John Brown’s Beach

A friend arrived in town yesterday for the low tide series and I agreed to provide transportation and do some low tide looking. We decided on John Brown’s Beach, aiming to be there around 6:45 for the -2.6 tide about an hour later. Unfortunately, last night I was up until nearly 1am when I felt … Read more

Ancient Murrelet

Ancient Murrelets are considered fairly common in Southeast Alaska, except in winter, when they are considered uncommon. However, it seems they are not actually very common through much of the region, as no local checklist currently lists them as more abundant than uncommon (Glacier Bay), and all the checklists from inside waters have their occurrence … Read more