Monthly Archives: May 2017

White-collared Robin

This week’s photo, taken April 21, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a male AMERICAN ROBIN with some plumage variation. If a bird produces less melanin pigment than usual, the result can be a bird with a … Continue reading

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Common Migrant

This week’s photo, taken May 17, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a WARBLING VIREO. After spending the winter in Mexico or Central America, this lovely species migrates north each spring in big numbers. Many WARBLING VIREOS … Continue reading

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Sandy Bill

This week’s photo, taken April 29, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a DUNLIN, one of many shorebirds migrating north this time of year. This DUNLIN has dressed up for the long journey to its breeding grounds. … Continue reading

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Heart and Soul

This week’s photo, taken April 22, 2017 at Union Bay Natural Area in northeast Seattle, WA, features a MARSH WREN belting out its song. When a MARSH WREN sings, its entire body vibrates. Pouring its heart and soul into its … Continue reading

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