Tag Archives: birders

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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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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