Monthly Archives: August 2013

I Don’t Know

This week’s photo, taken August 24, 2013 in Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features an ANNA’S HUMMINGBIRD during a relaxing moment between feeding sessions. This past Sunday, I drive an hour south of Seattle to Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Along … Continue reading

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Peek-A-Boo

This week’s photo, taken August 18, 2013 on Whidbey Island, north of Seattle, WA, features a GREAT HORNED OWL keeping an eye on me. The large owl’s color and texture blend in nicely with the surrounding forest, helping to conceal … Continue reading

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The Spitting Image

This week’s photo, taken August 11, 2013 on the Dungeness Spit along the north shore of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, features a yawning HEERMANN’S GULL, the only North American gull with both a red bill and a mostly gray body. Saturday … Continue reading

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Incontinence

This week’s photo, taken August 1, 2013 at Eide Road, near Stanwood, WA, features a LESSER YELLOWLEGS grabbing a snack in a shallow pond. Despite its name, the LESSER YELLOWLEGS is a large sandpiper, although not as large as the … Continue reading

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