Monthly Archives: January 2016

A Mighty Wind

This week’s photo, taken from the pier in Edmonds, WA, features a small fraction of a large flock of DUNLIN, a common wintering shorebird in the Puget Sound area. More than 1000 DUNLIN are hanging out along the Edmonds shoreline … Continue reading

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BRANT!

This week’s photo, taken January 2, 2016 from the Edmonds Pier in Edmonds, WA, features a couple of BRANT, a common wintering goose in the Puget Sound area. Have you ever had this happen? You’re looking at a bird, and … Continue reading

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Rare Bird on the Rocks

This week’s photo, taken December 28, 2015 from the pier in Edmonds, WA, features a SURFBIRD, a shorebird usually found in Washington state along the rocky shores of the outer coast. However, for the past few weeks, Surfbirds have been … Continue reading

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Last Bird

This week’s photo, taken December 31, 2015 from Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands of Washington state, features two adult male HARLEQUIN DUCKS. Every 12 months, countless birders await the arrival of January 1st, when they venture out with … Continue reading

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