Pictures from a walk to Totem Park.
Long-line season opened a little later this year, just late last week as I understand it (I recently learned that the season can open anywhere between the end of February and the end of March). As a result, there have been few concentrations of gulls to look at so far this year. That being the … Read more
A Western Gull showed up in the Channel again today. Over the past handful of years this has been fairly regular for this time of year, which makes me if it’s the same bird.
I found this gull in the channel near the Green 11 Marker between UAS and SPC. I saw it on Tuesday but the light was not good enough for me to be sure about how dark its mantle was. I found it again in the same location on Thursday afternoon and was able to get … Read more
For the second year in a row, an apparently pure (or nearly so) Western Gull showed up in/around the Channel. Unlike the Western Gull I saw last year, this one was not hanging out right on the ramp where it was easy to get reasonably close photos. I happened to notice this one in fading … Read more
Common Redpolls have been lingering pretty late this year. A Western Gull below the bridge was a nice bird for the state.