Another day spent mostly inside. This evening we went for a family walk along Westwood Trail and through the park.
Weather: It was overcast for most of the day, but late this afternoon a little breeze came up and the rain started fall. Temperatures made it into the low-50s.
Birds: The shovelers were still out in front of the visitor center at the park. I also saw a couple of Green-winged Teal near the mouth of Indian River.
Connor told me about some swallows flying around down on campus this afternoon.
Flora: Twistedstalk is getting close to flowering, but I did not notice any open blooms yet. Other plants I saw flower buds on included, Deerheart, Devil’s Club, and Single Delight.
I saw what I think must be the female flowers on a Sitka Alder today. It’s the first time I remember noticing them.
Other Notes: It was friendly slug weather this evening and Connor and Rowan, but especially Rowan, really seemed excited to point every last one they could notice. They noticed a lot of them.
Rowan wanted to look for a moth again where she found the last one. We looked, but did not see one this time.