Monthly Archives: September 2014

Bad Moral Character?

This week’s photo, taken September 9, 2014 at Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features an adult BALD EAGLE standing on one of its favorite perches, as it begins to tear into a large fish. Benjamin Franklin, one of the most … Continue reading

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Peeps

This week’s photo, taken September 13, 2014 at Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features a WESTERN SANDPIPER, in flight with its “peeps.” Sandpipers, especially the small ones, can be notoriously difficult to tell apart. Often, we are forced to view … Continue reading

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Birds Gone Wild

This week’s photo, taken September 4, 2014 in Mount Rainier National Park, WA, features a GRAY JAY on the offensive. My second visit in less than 3 weeks to Mount Rainier National Park produces another incredibly scenic hike, as well … Continue reading

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Distracted

This week’s photo, taken August 23, 2014 at Meadowbrook Pond in northeast Seattle, WA, features a female BELTED KINGFISHER. This species is an exception to the rule in the bird world that the male displays more color than the female. … Continue reading

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