Monthly Archives: September 2013

No Place Like Home

This week’s photo, taken September 26, 2013 from our bedroom window in northeast Seattle, WA, features a RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER drilling a row of sap holes in a tree in our back yard. On Thursday, I drive to Carkeek Park in … Continue reading

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Underwater Walker

This week’s photo, taken September 19, 2013 near the Mount Baker Ski Area in the far north region of Washington state, features an AMERICAN DIPPER, a rather plain-looking bird with a truly remarkable story. On Thursday, toward the end of … Continue reading

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Commonly Uncommon

This week’s photo, taken September 10, 2013 at Union Bay Natural Area (Montlake Fill), features a first year male COMMON YELLOWTHROAT. Notice some black facial feathers beginning to appear. Eventually, this bird will develop a full Lone Ranger-like mask, but … Continue reading

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A Pelican Briefing

This week’s photo, taken August 31, 2013 from the beach at Westport, WA, features two BROWN PELICANS soaring the surf. This past weekend, from the beach in Westport, we watch what seems to be endless streams of BROWN PELICANS cruising … Continue reading

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