Monthly Archives: July 2014

Baseball Fan

This week’s photo, taken July 26, 2014 at Meadowbrook Pond in NE Seattle, WA, features an OSPREY gliding above the main pond. This is the time of year for Washingtonians to enjoy the Osprey, because this magnificent raptor, being a … Continue reading

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Upwardly Mobile

This week’s photo, taken July 19, 2014 at the Arboretum in Seattle, WA, features a BROWN CREEPER. The BROWN CREEPER is an adorable little bird with a rather unique behavior. It forages for insects by creeping up large tree trunks, … Continue reading

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Why the Chicken Crossed the Road

This week’s photo, taken June 15, 2014 in Yakima County, WA, features our second RUFFED GROUSE of the day. It’s day 3 of the 2014 Washington Ornithological Society conference, and the lead driver of our 4-car convoy has just noticed … Continue reading

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The Far East

This week’s photo, taken June 25, 2014 at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, south of Spokane, WA, features a fledgling PYGMY NUTHATCH. During a brief visit to a far eastern part of Washington state, I spend a few hours birding at … Continue reading

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Alert Leader

This week’s photo, taken June 14, 2014 in Yakima County, WA, features a SWAINSON’S HAWK, a new state bird for me. On day two of the recent Washington Ornithological Society conference in Yakima, our leader is slowly driving our van … Continue reading

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