Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Okanogan

This week’s photo, taken June 24, 2013 on the Colville Plateau in Okanogan County, WA, features an adult male YELLOW-HEADED BLACKBIRD. This past weekend, I drive to Okanogan County, site of this year’s annual conference of the Washington Ornithological Society … Continue reading

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The Yardbirds

This week’s photo, taken June 16, 2013 through our dining room window in northeast Seattle, WA, features one of 5 RED CROSSBILLS that dropped by to bathe in our front yard bird bath. Crossbills spend a lot of time in … Continue reading

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A Fine Consolation Prize

This week’s photo, taken June 7, 2013 at Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge in the south/central region of Washington state, features a singing WESTERN MEADOWLARK.   Friday, I visit Conboy Lake NWR, and although I arrive in the middle of … Continue reading

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Drive-by Birding

This week’s photo, taken June 3, 2013 along Umtanum Road in central Washington, features an adult male MOUNTAIN BLUEBIRD. I take Umtanum Road south of Ellensburg, WA, and when the pavement ends, the birding begins. Birds are singing, and people … Continue reading

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