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It’s Sawtooths, Part 2


WC described his trip to the Sawooths earlier. As magnificent as the scenery was, WC, as ever, mostly photographing birds. And found a few. We get spoiled in Alaska, because there are lots of shorebirds. In the Intermountain West, they are uncommon. It was a treat to find this Spottie, still showing his signature spotted…

Snow Geese, Delta Agricultural Fields, Delta Junction

Bird of the Week – Snow Goose


The Snow Goose is one of the most abundant waterfowl species in North America, maybe in the world. Oddly, it doesn’t occur in great abundance in Alaska. (Bonus points for identifying the four other species in this photo.) But they do range west as far as Interior Alaska during spring migration, although not every year.…