Monthly Archives: June 2014

Bonus Birds

This week’s photo, taken June 14, 2014 in Yakima County, WA, features an EASTERN KINGBIRD, one of Washington state’s Bonus Birds. When I moved from the Southwest to the Northwest nearly two years ago, I knew there would be fewer … Continue reading

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Dracula

This week’s photo, taken June 13, 2014 along Oak Creek Road in Yakima County, WA, features a LEWIS’S WOODPECKER approaching its nesting cavity with a few snacks. I just returned from the Washington Ornithological Society’s annual conference, headquartered this year … Continue reading

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Machine Gun Bird

This week’s photo, taken June 10, 2014 at the Montlake Fill in Seattle, WA, features a MARSH WREN balancing on a cattail stem that’s as vertical as the wren’s turned up tail. More often heard than seen, a MARSH WREN … Continue reading

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Yellow Paint

This week’s photo, taken May 22, 2014 at the Montlake Fill in Seattle, WA, features a CEDAR WAXWING, right after it dipped its tail in a bucket of yellow paint. If a picture is worth a 1000 words, then let … Continue reading

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