Tag Archives: bird-watching

Orange and Black Forever

This week’s photo, taken March 17, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a male BLACK SCOTER, the smallest of North America’s 3 species of scoters. Male BLACK SCOTERS are cool birds in my book because they sport … Continue reading

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Patches of Yellow

This week’s photo, taken February 1, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER. YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLERS can be challenging birds to identify, since the amount of yellow can vary a great deal from bird to bird. … Continue reading

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Forbidden Fruit

This week’s photo, taken February 13, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a TOWNSEND’S SOLITAIRE, an uncommon visitor to the west side of Washington state, and a rare species here during the winter months. I suspect that … 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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Another Headshot

This week’s photo, taken December 28, 2016 at Green Cay Wetlands in Boynton Beach, Florida, features a headshot of a TRI-COLORED HERON, a common medium-sized heron of the Southeastern United States. Bird cards and prints: http://joe-sweeney.fineartamerica.com

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Tame

This week’s photo, taken December 28, 2016 at Green Cay Wetlands in Boynton Beach, Florida, features a DOUBLE-CRESTED CORMORANT up close. We spent the last week of 2016 in Florida, visiting my brother and his family in Titusville (central Florida), … 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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