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 got out to do some birding with visiting entertainer Mr. Whitekeys this morning. We didn’t see anything especially unusual, but large numbers of redpolls continue to be present. There was also a Merlin at Halibut Point Rec, though I would not have been sure what it was as we mostly heard it calling with … Read more
Download Radio Show The 24 March show featured clips from conversation with Florence Welsh and Scott Brylinsky. We talked about harvesting, preserving, and preparing edible seaweeds from the area. Download Full Convesation If you have questions or observations you want to share, please feel free to leave a comment here or on the page I’ve … Read more
Although it’s officially the first day of spring and despite much of the last couple of months having above freezing temperatures, we received some snow and temperatures down into the 20s. Today sunny skies prevailed and as has been the case on several days over the past week or so, I noticed there were fresh … Read more