Tag Archives: birders

Pretty in Pink

This week’s photo, taken March 25, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a BUSHTIT surrounded by vibrant colors of Spring. Bird cards, phone cases and prints: http://joe-sweeney.fineartamerica.com

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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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Year of the Bohemian

This week’s photo, taken January 20, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a BOHEMIAN WAXWING, a rare visitor to western Washington. The BOHEMIAN WAXWING, the slightly larger cousin of the more common Cedar Waxwing, hasn’t been seen … 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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Careful What You Wish for

This week’s photo, taken September 5, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a PARASITIC JAEGER (on the right) chasing a CALIFORNIA GULL. It’s September, which means PARASITIC JAEGERS are migrating south through Puget Sound. This year, I … Continue reading

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Instant Gratification

This week’s photo, taken August 24, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a CASPIAN TERN, the largest tern in the world and also one of the most widespread. CASPIAN TERNS are a common sight during the summer … Continue reading

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