Monthly Archives: June 2016

Concentration

This week’s photo, taken June 17, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features an OSPREY hovering above the shore. A few moments later, it dove talons-first and caught a fish. Bird cards and prints for sale: http://joe-sweeney.fineartamerica.com

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Eye Color Counts

This week’s photo, taken June 15, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features an adult female BUSHTIT. BUSHTITS, adorable little birds found in the western half of North America, are weak flyers. So, it may not be a … Continue reading

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A Swift Flyer

This week’s photo, taken June 15, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a BLACK SWIFT, the largest swift in North America. BLACK SWIFTS are uncommon migrants along the west coast. Although this is the time of year … Continue reading

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Quick, Three Beers!

This week’s photo, taken June 3, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features an OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER ordering drinks. The male OLIVE-SIDED FLYCATCHER, known for perching high and for incessantly singing an easy to recognize song in the spring, … Continue reading

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FITZ-bew

This week’s photo, taken May 30, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a WILLOW FLYCATCHER singing its favorite tune. North America’s Empidonax flycatchers can be notoriously difficult to identify by sight since most of the nearly dozen … Continue reading

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