Busy Day and New Birds

Heavy clouds and frequent rain. Winds seemed diminished from yesterday. I ended up having a full day, with little outside time. This morning I finished up gathering the information I needed to get my taxes taken care of. My timing at the tax accountant was not great, as I had to wait the better part … Read more

Swan Lake Scaups

Cloudy with periods of rain. Breezy and cool. Snow level down to around 2000 feet. Connor flew south on the early flight. I headed out late this morning with the intention of going to get the car. Fortunately he parked in 7 day parking, since I was downtown before I realized I had not brought … Read more

Early April Gray

Overcast with some rain. I went out this afternoon with the thought that I might walk the Starrigavan ATV trail and hope for a grouse to call. When I got out that way and found a steady rain falling, I decided I was not that ambitious. It looked like at least some herring spawn was … Read more

Spring Moths and Spawning Herring

Mostly sunny skies until this evening when clouds began to move over from the west. Freezing temperatures overnight warmed into the 40s, melting what little snow fell late last night. I woke early this morning and heard a robin singing loudly outside. It’s the first I’ve heard in full song. I promptly went back to … Read more

Walking Katlian Road

Partly to mostly cloudy. Frosty overnight, with occasional periods of rain sometimes mixing with snow during the day. I met up with Kitty around midday and we drove out to Starrigavan to take a walk along Katlian Road. I saw a report (either last fall or earlier this year) that the crews working to construct … Read more