Connor spotted a large bunch of birds flying over Gavan Hill while we were walking towards Swan Lake early this afternoon. I was a little bummed that I didn’t have my tripod or more time to get better video of their graceful flight. I was interested to note that much of the time they seemed … Read more
Fisherman Gary H. sent me this photo of a Snowy Owl that landed on his trolling poles while he was out in Sitka Sound during the sunny weather last week. He said the owl stuck around for nearly an hour.
Although I didn’t end up taking many pictures, I spent much of the day enjoying the sun and looking for birds. Swan Lake had only a small opening left, but there were still quite a few ducks and gulls utilizing it. A brief look at Starrigavan turned up a dozen or so swans – all … Read more
Download Radio Show The 21 October show featured clips from a conversation with Marge Ward where we talked about birds, and her experiences living in Sitka since 1949. Download Full Conversation If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free to leave a comment here or on the page I’ve set … Read more
Overcast skies in the morning gave way to breaking clouds and sunshine on the parade (sorry, no photos of that – I forgot to put my camera back in my bag after downloading the morning’s photos).