Alder flowers, Sandhill crane sighting and other bird news

Alder flowers, Sandhill crane sighting and other bird news

Spring has sprung early this year. Salmonberries are starting to bloom as are red-flowering currants, osoberry, skunk cabbage, alders and more. John Candy emailed in to remind us all to notice the alders coming to life. He says,”The… Read More

Six-gill shark, Orcas, salmon and more!

The resident Orca whales have visited Vashon shores twice this week, circling the island today in a “superpod” composed of members of J,K, and L pods together. They ping-ponged between the south end of the island and the… Read More

Northern Wheatear, bioluminescent fungi, JKL Pods visit Vashon

Ed Swan and Gary Shugart reported a Northern Wheatear at Pt. Robinson on October 18th. This is a very rare bird for the area. Ed reports: “Martha and Dennis Taylor from Seattle found this Northern Wheatear at Pt…. Read More