Category Archives: Birds in Summer

Geese in the Meadow

 August 14 2015 – The new moon occurs today. Its will be a ‘full sturgeon moon’ on August 29. It must be good for fish. There are lots of Three-spined Stickleback in Delkatla and they hold against the culvert currents under … Continue reading

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Oystercatchers, Pine Grosbeaks and Bumblebees

On the Wing – July 24 2015 It is calm. Western Sandpipers skitter through the seaweed until a Black Oystercatcher calls the alarm from far down the beach. Panic in the skies. The peregrine is back! It rises from behind … Continue reading

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Semipalmated Plovers and Goldeneye chicks

On the Wing – June 26 2015. It’s hard to believe, but the southbound migration is underway! We are only past midsummer and already the first wave of Western Sandpipers are feeding on the beach. Some of the bigger shorebirds have … Continue reading

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Summer Fledglings

On the Wing – June 12 2015 Migration has slowed right down. Most of the birds here right now are either on the nest or are particularly busy feeding the young. The fledglings call constantly for food and many juncos … Continue reading

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