Young Birds

There was some wind and heavy rain this morning, but things settled down later in the day. I spent some time playing frisbee early this afternoon, and at Moller Park there was only an intermittent light wind out of the southeast with light rain falling occasionally but not often. After frisbee was a trip to … Read more

Raven Radio Show #56 – Aaron Baldwin

Download Radio Show The 22 June 2014 show featured a conversation with Aaron Baldwin. Among other things we talked about some of the rich variety of intertidal life in Southeast Alaska. Extra Clip: Nudibranchs Extra Clip: Shore Crabs If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free to leave a comment … Read more

Intertidal Star Clusters

On many occasions I’ve noticed Ochre stars (Pisaster ochraceus) gathered up together in semi-protected rock crevices. It’s easy to imagine they do that because it’s a good place to stay together and have protection from pounding surf when thee tide is at that level, and the effects of drying when the tide drops lower. However, … Read more