I'll be taking a break from the South Africa trip for the next several posts to catch up on more current events.
Anchorage Audubon Society conducts an annual field trip to Seward every February. The weather for yesterday, Saturday the 18th was predicted to be stormy and windy. Aaron, our field trip chairman decided to wait until the last minute before deciding whether to cancel the trip or not.Friday night, it looked like the predicted storm was not going to amount to much, so the trip was a go. Some cautious birders backed out, but I'm not one of them, so we headed out. It's a long 125 miles each way between Anchorage and Seward, but the highway was not too icy.
Up until yesterday, my complete list of birds seen in 2012 was,
and Saw-whet Owl
I really wanted to go to Seward because I knew I was bound to get many good birds to add to my year list.