Monthly Archives: July 2016

A Western Gem

This week’s photo, taken July 18, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a male BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLER. Alright, I admit that most of the wonderful warblers of North America frequent the eastern half of the continent, and … Continue reading

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Works of Art

This week’s photo, taken July 20, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEE enjoying nature’s art. One of the many reasons we watch birds is because they are such marvelous works of art. Well, birds … Continue reading

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Topknot

This week’s photo, taken July 13, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a headshot of a male CALIFORNIA QUAIL. Notice that its head plume, or topknot, actually consists of a group of feathers. To see another closeup … Continue reading

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Guard Duty

This week’s photo, taken July 1, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features an adult male CALIFORNIA QUAIL. This time of year when young quail are present, the adult male will perch above the shrubs and watch for … Continue reading

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