Tag Archives: bird-watching

At the Bath

This week’s photo, taken October 15, 2017 from our bedroom window in Northeast Seattle, WA, features a CEDAR WAXWING at one of our backyard bird baths. It’s that time of year to remind you that my bird photos make lovely … Continue reading

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Flies Backwards

This week’s photo, taken October 8, 2017 on San Cristobal Island, Galapagos, Ecuador, features an immature MAGNIFICENT FRIGATEBIRD stretching its wings. From the title of this post, you might think I’m talking about a hummingbird, which can indeed fly backwards. … Continue reading

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Catching a Wave

This week’s photo, taken October 4, 2017 on Espanola Island in the Galapagos, Ecuador, features a WAVED ALBATROSS. Nearly the entire world population of this species breeds on this one island in the Galapagos. Naturally, if you travel all the … Continue reading

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Fecal Sac

This week’s photo, taken July 28, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a fledgling SONG SPARROW (on the left) begging to be fed by its parent. Speaking of birds raising their young, I recently viewed a remarkable … Continue reading

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Parked at the Curb

This week’s photo, taken June 8, 2017 from the front yard of our house in northeast Seattle, WA, features a fledgling BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEE waiting to be fed by a parent. Looking out our dining room window, I didn’t notice the … Continue reading

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Red Eye

This week’s photo, taken July 3, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a SPOTTED TOWHEE and one of its most colorful characteristics – its red eye. Bird cards, phone cases and prints: http://joe-sweeney.fineartamerica.com

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Western Beauty

This week’s photo, taken May 8, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features one of the most attractive warblers in the western half of North America, the TOWNSEND’S WARBLER. In case some of you in the eastern half … Continue reading

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