Monthly Archives: July 2013

Terns of Endearment

This week’s photo, taken July 27, 2013 from the north beach at Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features one of five CASPIAN TERNS seen that morning. The CASPIAN TERN, the largest tern in the world, is an exciting bird to … Continue reading

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Finding Owls

This week’s photo, taken July 20, 2013 in Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features a BARRED OWL. Finding an owl can be a monumental challenge. At night, you might get lucky and hear one, but if you were to get … Continue reading

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Rhinos in Seattle

This week’s photo, taken July 13, 2013 in Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features a RHINOCEROS AUKLET. This time of year when the Rhinoceros Auklet is in breeding plumage, it sports two white plumes of feathers on each side of … Continue reading

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Burning Calories for Birds

This week’s photo, taken July 6, 2013 near the Miller Peak trailhead north of Cle Elum, WA, features one of numerous MACGILLIVRAY’S WARBLERS seen that day.  This past weekend’s Seattle Audubon field trip, originally described as a strenuous 9-mile birding … Continue reading

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Synchronized Flying

This week’s photo, taken June 29, 2013 south of Ellensburg, WA, features a diminutive WESTERN KINGBIRD and its teammate, an OSPREY, performing in the annual Synchronized Flying Championships. Competing in the “Extreme-Size-Difference” category, here they are executing an incredibly intricate … Continue reading

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