Last year I had the idea that it might be interesting to place temperature loggers at various locations around the Sitka area in order to get a better sense of the temperature variation around town. (A more complete write up of the project idea is available at the Area Temperature Variation page.) To that end, … Read more
This morning I walked around the trails at Starrigavan Recreation Area. This evening Melissa told me the nearly full moon was rising behind the Sisters and I should go out and take a look.
I was walking the beach back toward the road on the bay side at Starrigavan when this Red-tailed Hawk (at least that’s what I think it is), flew up from the ground just inside the trees. I snapped a couple of photos while it was perched in a beach-side spruce tree looking at me. I … Read more