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Citizen Science on the Owyhee Front


Mrs. WC volunteered the two of us to participate in an experimental Greater Sage-Grouse survey. Basically, the idea is to compare the results of a ground census with an infrared camera aerial census. We were assigned an area on the Owyhee Front, the northern foothills of the Owyhee Mountain in southwestern Idaho. While we counted…

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One Last Sage Grouse Series


Lekking season is mostly over. WC can’t resist offering one last series of photos from his last trip to Bennett Mountain to photograph the courtship behavior of this amazing bird. These five photos span a little over one second of elapsed time. WC likes this series so much it will go up on the Bird…

Barn Swallow, Yakutat, Alaska

Bird of the Week – Barn Swallow


Barn Swallows are uncommon in Interior and Southcentral Alaska, but pretty easy to find in Southeastern. WC got this photo near the Yakutat Airport. For many years, WC chased steelhead trout along the Situk River, outside of Yakutat. For obvious reasons, WC carried only a pocket camera while fishing, so image quality isn’t great here.…