Monthly Archives: April 2013

Dressed to Impress

This week’s photo, taken April 20, 2013 from the north beach of Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features a HORNED GREBE in breeding plumage. This past winter, Horned Grebes frequently floated close to shore along the Puget Sound, but due … Continue reading

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Differences Between Male and Female

This week’s photo, taken April 17, 2013 at Union Bay Natural Area (Montlake Fill) in Seattle, WA, features a female RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD clinging to a cattail. Differences between male and female Red-winged Blackbirds are striking. Most people in North America … Continue reading

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Right in Front of Us

This week’s photo, taken April 6, 2013 at Union Bay Natural Area (Montlake Fill) in Seattle, WA, features an adult male CINNAMON TEAL in breeding plumage. Now and then, we miss some of life’s greatest treasures because we are looking … Continue reading

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How to Attract Birds

This week’s photo, taken March 30, 2013 in Magnuson Park in Seattle, WA, features my first SAVANNAH SPARROW of the year. When I’m out walking the trails and looking for birds, my best strategy for drawing them in is to … Continue reading

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