Tag Archives: bird behavior

Ruby

This week’s photo, taken January 4, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a male RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET flashing a bit of its head color. Most of the time, the brightly colored crown of the male RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET is not … Continue reading

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Wave Runner

This week’s photo, taken December 26, 2016 on Playalinda Beach at Canaveral National Seashore near Titusville, Florida, features a SANDERLING, a small shorebird that famously plays ‘chicken’ with incoming waves. If you are old enough to remember The Tonight Show … Continue reading

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Tap, Tap, Tap

This week’s photo, taken December 21, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER drilling a neat row of horizontal holes on the trunk of a conifer. I heard this RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER before I saw it. … Continue reading

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A Moment of Balance

This week’s photo, taken December 7, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a SONG SPARROW doing what it takes to maintain a moment of balance in its life. Bird cards and prints for the holidays: http://joe-sweeney.fineartamerica.com

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Profusion

This week’s photo, taken November 15, 2016 from our bedroom window, features an AMERICAN ROBIN feasting on Profusion Beautyberry in our backyard in Northeast Seattle, WA. Since American Robins are profusely present in the Seattle area, it’s only fitting that … Continue reading

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Stand Still and They Will Come

This week’s photo, taken September 3, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features an AMERICAN PIPIT. While I was birding on the beach one day in early September, 4 small birds fell out of the sky and landed … Continue reading

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A Peaceful Pose

This week’s photo, taken September 9, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features an ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER striking a peaceful pose. Bird cards and prints for sale: http://joe-sweeney.fineartamerica.com

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