Monthly Archives: February 2014

Snow Angel

This week’s photo, taken February 15, 2014 in Okanogan County, WA, features a NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL surrounded by falling snow. Several hours after we stumble upon the largest owl in North America (Great Gray Owl), we encounter a NORTHERN PYGMY-OWL, the … Continue reading

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Birding by Bladder

This week’s photo, taken February 15, 2014 in Okanogan County in north central Washington, features a GREAT GRAY OWL, North America’s largest owl. This past weekend, I am one of 17 participants on a 3-day Washington Ornithological Society bird trip … Continue reading

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Why Birders Wear Hats

This week’s photo, taken December 16, 2013 near the University of Washington in Seattle, WA, features a low-flying BALD EAGLE. The Bald Eagle image reminds me of why I wear a hat when I bird-watch. One of the few times … Continue reading

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Change Happens

This week’s photo, taken February 3, 2014 at Crescent Lake Wildlife Area, south of Monroe, WA, features a SPOTTED TOWHEE, one of several members of the sparrow family present that day. When I arrive at Crescent Lake (a location known … Continue reading

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