A chilly night with rain and snow in the forecast turned into a mostly clear sunny day. I took a walk down to Totem Park and was rewarded with the first of the expected migrating shorebirds. Weather: There was snow on the ground this morning, but it was clear over town. The wind was blowing … Read more
Weather: It was another mostly sunny day. There was a light breeze, though I did not pay too much attention to which direction it was blowing. Birds: It was fairly quiet around the house this morning. In the early afternoon, the kids and I saw a bald eagle taking off with a branch. I also … Read more
Weather: When I got up this morning around 6:15 (more on that later) it appeared to be partly cloudy. The forecast had been for cloudy with rain, but the rain held off. Temperatures were in the low 30s this morning, with highs in the upper 50s. There was not much wind. Although it was overcast … Read more
Connor came in this morning before his mom and I were up to tell us that he heard a Steller’s Jay. There has been one hanging around lately, though we had not heard it for the last couple of days.
Connor and I went on a short hike up to Heart Lake on Sunday. It looks like work has started to put in around the north side of the lake. A swath of brush had been cut a short distance from the lake edge. This presumably is meant to be part of the Thimbleberry to … Read more
Went on a family hike to Beaver Lake today. The hummingbirds were quite active on the hillside. There seemed to be at least two hanging around near where the trail reaches the top of the hill. On the way up, we only caught a couple of glimpses, but I had difficulty tracking them with my … Read more