Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Shell Game

This week’s photo, taken May 27, 2014 at Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features a gull playing the shell game (notice the clamshell in the lower part of the photo). A few times at Discovery Park, I’ve observed some enterprising … Continue reading

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Broken-wing Bird

This week’s photo, taken May 17, 2014 at Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features a KILLDEER, probably the most common plover in North America. The Killdeer is an interesting shorebird in many ways. It’s a very attractive bird. It has … Continue reading

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Let’s Chat

This week’s photo, taken May 14, 2014 at Magnuson Park in Seattle, WA, features a YELLOW-BREASTED CHAT, a rare visitor to the Seattle area. I never tire of listening to the notes of the Yellow-breasted Chat. With its bright yellow … Continue reading

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Barred for Life

This week’s photo, taken May 3, 2014 in Seattle, WA, features a BARRED OWL, a bird of controversy here in the Northwest. Biologists have determined that the Barred Owl is having a negative impact on the threatened Spotted Owl, and … Continue reading

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Are You a Spy?

This week’s photo, taken April 26, 2014 at Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features a flock of BRANT streaming past the park’s western-most point, which borders the Puget Sound. Saturday at Discovery Park, I’m walking the trails decked out in … Continue reading

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