Ghost, Male Snowy Owl, an Educational Bird Kept by Bird TLC

Special House Guests


Mrs. WC and WC were pleased to host a couple of special guests over the Seward’s Day weekend. Ghost, a Snowy Owl, and Gandalf, a Great Gray Owl, stayed here while doing a series of educational presentations across Fairbanks. The photo shows an interesting feature of owls: their pupils can be different sizes, depending on…

Spotted Towhee

Hotel Special Guests


WC and Mrs. WC were walking the grounds of a lodge less than a quarter mile from SeaTac International Airport. A portion of those grounds are a “recovered” wetland. The “recovery” seems mostly to have involved hauling away a lot of trash, but the result has been an island of habitat in a sea of…