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by lani
Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Kachemak Bay area bird sightings
Topic: North Fork Rd. 6-14-18
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North Fork Rd. 6-14-18

Birding the south end of the North Fork Road near the campground/bridge about 2 miles in from the south end, I saw or heard the following birds on the 14th. SANDHILL CRANE WILSON’S SNIPE BALD EAGLE WESTERN WOOD-PEWEE ALDER FLYCATCHER BLACK-BILLED MAGPIE AMERICAN DIPPER RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET HERMIT TH...
by lani
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Kachemak Bay area bird sightings
Topic: WESTERN WOOD-PEWEE
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Views: 35

WESTERN WOOD-PEWEE

1 WW Peewee.jpg Fritz Creek Birding: 6-10-18 A gorgeous morning for birding! Dale Chorman, Gary Lyon, Jim Herbert and I birded on private land near the Fritz Creek Store and found WESTERN WOOD-PEWEES apparently collecting some nesting material (circumstantial evidence here, once with a feather in h...
by lani
Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Kachemak Bay area bird sightings
Topic: Year of the Bird: Trip to Mossy's Seaside Farm 6-9-18
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Year of the Bird: Trip to Mossy's Seaside Farm 6-9-18

YEAR OF THE BIRD: TRIP TO MOSSY'S SEASIDE FARM No one could have asked for a better day to visit Seaside Farm and to hear Mossy talk about birding habitat! Hers is the most wonderful, absolutely grand habitat for birds and so there are many of them nesting all over! She has lived there for over 30 y...
by lani
Sat May 26, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Kachemak Bay area bird sightings
Topic: Bay Crest Trails Trip: 5-26-18
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Views: 79

Bay Crest Trails Trip: 5-26-18

Early bird Kachemak Bay Birders hiked on the Bay Crest Trail this morning (5-26-18) and found some great birds. A few sprinkles for a short time but that gave us a rainbow Mostly sunny and pleasant with no wind. Wonderful birds singing all along the trail and it was a treat to listen to the RUBY-CRO...
by lani
Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Kachemak Bay area bird sightings
Topic: Trip to Seaside Farms: 3-18-18
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Views: 451

Trip to Seaside Farms: 3-18-18

(This report was from Jim Herbert, leader for this trip.) Thirteen people were there for the bird trip to Seaside Farm. It was overcast but I think the temperatures got well into the 40's and only light breezes. Here are the species we saw: Black capped Chickadee Black-billed Magpie Mallard Common L...
by lani
Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Kachemak Bay area bird sightings
Topic: DUNLIN and ROCK SANDPIPERS
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Views: 476

DUNLIN and ROCK SANDPIPERS

Michelle Michaud just reported there are 100 DUNLIN and about ROCK SANDPIPERS in the boat harbor out on the spit!! (2:45 pm) This is the first day of the Great Backyard Bird Count...what a great find! Count the birds you see today and the next three days! In your yard or neighborhood or anywhere. Ch...
by lani
Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Kachemak Bay area bird sightings
Topic: Birding Trip to the Spit: 2-10-18
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Views: 508

Birding Trip to the Spit: 2-10-18

A few Kachemak Bay Birders birded the Spit on Saturday morning and found many species and that the weather prediction was wrong--it was warm and no precipitation and even the wind at the end of the spit was gentle and short-lived. Can't ask for more than that! We found a small group of ROCK SANDPIPE...
by lani
Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Kachemak Bay area bird sightings
Topic: Trip to the Anchor River: 1-13-18
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Views: 587

Trip to the Anchor River: 1-13-18

From Michael Craig, leader for this trip... 9 brave souls ventured forth to the tractor ramp near the mouth of the Anchor River this morning, facing pelting rain, high winds, rough seas, and chilly, though not bone chilling, temperatures. The following species were observed. Gulls, Glaucous-winged, ...
by lani
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Kachemak Bay area bird sightings
Topic: CBC Preliminary Report
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Views: 582

CBC Preliminary Report

Wonderful Merry Christmas Bird Count in Homer!! Good weather for good optics with no snow falling during the day and a grand and glorious rainbow at the end of the day! All that AND we found 65 species! A few feeder watchers yet to report in, however. What we got... The COSTA'S HUMMINGBIRD was seen ...
by lani
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Kachemak Bay area bird sightings
Topic: Count Week Great Horned Owl
Replies: 2
Views: 1138

Re: Count Week Great Horned Owl

Kathy,
Was it Saturday night before midnight? Or after midnight on Sunday that you heard it?

I'll let Dave know.

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