Straying Sockeye Salmon

A couple of days ago while on a walk up Indian River trail, I noticed a red salmon in Indian River. I was not completely sure at the time, but it sure looked like a sockeye salmon, presumably one that strayed from a nearby system (the nearest is at Salmon Lake probably 10-15 miles away). … Read more

Road Side Birds and Magic Island

We drove out the road today to check on the Swainson’s Thrush nest, but couldn’t see any birds using the nest. There were however many birds active in the brushy area adjacent to the road. Several thrushes were utilizing the ripe elderberries that were abundant on one large bush. In addition there were other smaller … Read more