Author: Carol Griswold

Sporadic Bird Report: N. Flicker

May 22, 2007 Northern Flicker Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 5:03 am, sunset 10:46 pm, length of day 17 hours, 43 minutes; tomorrow will be 4 minutes and 14 seconds longer. Weather: Our brilliant sunny skies and pleasant temps in the upper 60s may be coming to an end, […]

Alaska Sporadic Bird Report

April 20, 2007 Happy Earth Day! Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 6:26 am, sunset 9:28 pm, length of day 15 hours, 2 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 25 seconds longer. Weather: April continues to be moody, even while melting the snow in town down to a few […]

Sporadic Bird Report: Eurasian Wigeons

Sporadic Bird Report: Eurasian Wigeons

April 10, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 6:55 am, sunset 9:03 pm, length of day 14 hours, 8 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 28 seconds longer. Weather: April blew in from the south to wash winter away, bringing rain and occasional snow showers. The local lakes, […]

Sporadic Bird Report: Great Blue Herons

Friday, March 2, 2007 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise: 7:53 am, sunset 6:27 pm, length of day 10 hours, 33 minutes; tomorrow will be 5 minutes and 29 seconds longer. Full moon tomorrow. Saturn in the evening, Jupiter and Mars in the morning. Weather: Brilliant sunny days continue with […]

Conference Center Not Feasible

February 6, 2007 Chris Beck Agnew Beck chris@agnewbeck.com Re: the City of Seward Conference Center in the Mary Lowell Center Feasibility Assessment I attended the first public meetings concerning the feasibility of a Seward Conference Center on November 16 and 20, 2006 titled “Seward Conference Center Feasibility Assessment”. I have […]

2006 Seward Christmas Bird Count report

2006 Seward Audubon Christmas Bird Count Report Count Day: December 30, 2006 Low 26º, high 32º, winds 0-15 mph, snow depth 15” to 36”, cloudy with periods of light snow. Sunrise 10:01 am, sunset 3:59 pm, for a total of 5 hours, 58 minutes. Blizzards and power outages cancelled the […]

Dec 27, 2006 Sporadic Bird Report

December 27, 2006 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 10:02 am, sunset 3:55 pm, length of day 5 hours, 48 minutes; tomorrow will be 1 minute and 12 seconds LONGER. The blizzards, power outages, and cold temperatures of last week gave way to a couple beautiful, sunny, and cold days […]

Sporadic Bird Report

December 7, 2006 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Sunrise 9:45 am, sunset 3:52 pm; length of day 6 hours, 7 minutes; tomorrow will be 2 minutes and 24 seconds shorter as we sink to the winter solstice. Snow showers and rain fading to mist make for lots of spots on […]

Sporadic Bird Report: Swans!

October 27, 2006 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report Swans! This afternoon at 1:25, 44 swans sailed south on a brisk north wind, calling wildly, in a very loose and wide bow formation. What a beautiful sight! White against the blue sky. I understand the weather to the north of Moose […]

Sporadic Bird Report: October 27, 2006

October 27, 2006 Seward, Alaska Sporadic Bird Report 34º at 9 am, clear skies, light breeze from the north. Snow back up on the mountain tops as “termination dust” where it should be. Sunrise 9:08 am, sunset 6:13 pm, for a total of 9 hours, 5 minutes, tomorrow will be […]