Can Harbor Seals Smell Danger?

Back on the first of October, I mentioned seeing interesting Harbor Seal behavior while at Totem Park. The photo above shows three of the 5 seals I saw in the same confined area while at the park that day. Though it is not possible to tell from the photo directly, the water they are in … Read more

American Tree Sparrow

Today’s American Tree Sparrow was a new Sitka area bird for me. I probably would not have seen it, except I stopped to watch two Golden-crowned Sparrows feeding along Moller Track. They went up into the trees at the edge of the track and as I waited, they appeared again with a third bird, the … Read more

Daily Observations: Swan Lake, Eliason Harbor, Totem Park

This entry is part 164 of 221 in the series 2007 Photojournal

I dropped Connor off at school this morning then picked him up this afternoon. He and I went down to Thompson Harbor to see if any birds were around there. Prior to getting him from school, I took a quick walk through Totem Park. Weather: It was rainy and windy this morning, with several breaks … Read more