Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Eyes Have It

This week’s photo, taken July 29, 2015 from the Edmonds Pier in Edmonds, WA, features an immature FRANKLIN’S GULL, a rare find in Washington. It’s very cool when you spot an unusual bird, but it’s even more thrilling when that … Continue reading

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Rhinos

This week’s photo, taken June 12, 2015 from the Edmonds Pier in Edmonds, WA, features a pair of RHINOCEROS AUKLETS. The RHINOCEROS AUKLET is a common seabird seen year-round in the Puget Sound region. They always fly low, skimming the … Continue reading

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Return to Montana

This week’s photo, taken July 7, 2015 at Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, 15 miles north of Great Falls, Montana, features an elegant AMERICAN AVOCET in breeding plumage. I just returned from another road trip to Montana. Two weeks earlier, … Continue reading

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You Just Never Know

This week’s photo, taken June 17, 2015 from the pier in Edmonds, WA, features the first HORNED PUFFIN ever reported from that area. During the past nine months, I’ve spent a lot of time bird-watching from the fishing pier in … Continue reading

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