As is so often the case with unusual birds, after getting pictures the first time and being excited to have them, I found myself thinking it would be nice to try to get better ones. Perhaps with better light, closer, or in a better position (ideally all three!). I did not know if the bird … Read more
Yesterday I got a report with some photos of an unusual bird with a blue rump out along the old airport road. It was not especially cooperative, but the photos were strongly suggestive of Mountain Bluebird (at least to people who were familiar with that species, which I wasn’t so much at that time). I … Read more
Download Radio Show The 7 December show featured a conversation with Richard Nelson. We talked about some of his experiences recording in Glacier Bay this past summer, as well how he started down the path of enthusiasm for the natural world. If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free to … Read more
I was struck by the patterns in the layer of clouds over the sound as the sun was setting this afternoon. It seems like they should be able to tell me something, but at this point I’m not sure what. I was especially interested in the undulating and/or wave-like patterns at the leading edge.
A couple of early winter views from Swan Lake.