Monthly Archives: August 2014

Sardines in a Tree

This week’s photo, taken August 23, 2014 at Meadowbrook Pond in northeast Seattle, WA, features a few BUSHTITS waking up after a night of snuggling. The light-eyed individual on the right is an adult female. BUSHTITS are adorable little birds … Continue reading

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Mountain Birding

This week’s photo, taken August 17, 2014 in Mount Rainier National Park, WA, features an immature COOPER’S HAWK. On Sunday, I’m one of 12 participants on a Seattle Audubon hike along the lower slopes of Mount Rainier. After a 2 … Continue reading

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Fast Learners

This week’s photo, taken August 11, 2014 in our Northeast Seattle backyard, features a young AMERICAN ROBIN taking a bath. Several days ago, four fledgling AMERICAN ROBINS made their premiere appearance in our backyard. Initially, they seem overwhelmed with everything, … Continue reading

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Island Birds

This week’s photo, taken August 2, 2014 on Whidbey Island, WA, features a CHESTNUT-BACKED CHICKADEE, a colorful chickadee of western North America. While we enjoy a peaceful weekend on Whidbey Island (the largest of the islands in the Puget Sound), … Continue reading

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