Monthly Archives: April 2014

Big Bird

This week’s photo, taken April 15, 2014 deep in the forest of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state, features the GIANT CURVE-BILLED, ROUND-HEADED, MOSS-COVERED, FERN-SIDED, FOREST-DWELLING PLANTBIRD. Last week, while hiking along the Sol Duc River in Olympic National Park, … Continue reading

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Sole Duck

This week’s photo, taken April 15, 2014 along the Sol Duc River in Olympic National Park, WA, features a male HARLEQUIN DUCK in breeding plumage. One of the highlights of our glorious 3-day stay at Sol Duc Hot Springs and … Continue reading

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Playing with Its Food

This week’s photo, taken April 7, 2014 at Meadowbrook Pond in northeast Seattle, WA, features a GREAT BLUE HERON juggling a fish that it just caught. GREAT BLUE HERONS can be skittish, so they often don’t allow people to get … Continue reading

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Cool Hairdo Duck

This week’s photo, taken March 31, 2014 at Meadowbrook Pond in northeast Seattle, WA, features a male RING-NECKED DUCK. The RING-NECKED DUCK is a real stunner, with its unique pattern of white on the bill, its bright golden eyes, and its … Continue reading

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