Monthly Archives: January 2013

Least of Our Concerns

This week’s photo, taken January 27, 2013 in Blaine, WA, features a LEAST SANDPIPER. As we discover, sometimes it’s difficult to find the world’s smallest shorebird, even when it’s right in front of you.  On Sunday, I drive 2 hours … Continue reading

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Working the Night Shift

This week’s photo, taken January 24, 2013 in Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features a GREAT HORNED OWL, lounging on a limb after working the night shift. Today, Thursday, I spend a few hours in Discovery Park, Seattle’s largest park. … Continue reading

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You Wanna Piece of Me?

This week’s photo, taken January 15, 2013 at Meadowbrook Pond in Seattle, WA, features a RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET flashing a slice of its bright red crown at the photographer. You don’t have to travel far to huge tracts of land to … Continue reading

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This Bird Sucks

This week’s photo, taken January 6, 2013 in Lincoln Park in Seattle, WA, features a RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER. Hair-like extensions on the tip of its tongue allow it to gather the sap that oozes out of the shallow holes drilled in … Continue reading

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Short-Eared and Far-Sighted

This week’s photo, taken January 2, 2013 in Stanwood, WA, features a SHORT-EARED OWL gliding nearby in the late afternoon light.  For the sixth time in less than two months, I drive an hour north to Stanwood, that wondrous area … Continue reading

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