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Same Old Song

This week’s photo, taken June 5, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW on its singing perch. The WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW begins its song with a long whistled note, and belts out a sweet song that’s … Continue reading

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Where’s Waldo?

This week’s photo, taken May 12, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a COMMON YELLOWTHROAT in a sea of yellow. Bird cards, phone cases and prints: http://joe-sweeney.fineartamerica.com

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Aerobic Birding

This week’s photo, taken June 2, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a VIOLET-GREEN SWALLOW. If you’ve ever stood on a bluff attempting to photograph a fast-moving swallow, while the tiny jet-shaped bird zips by, swooping and … Continue reading

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A Light Dusting

This week’s photo, taken May 24, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features an ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER. Look closely and you may detect a light dusting of orange on top of its head. Bird cards, phone cases and prints: … Continue reading

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White-collared Robin

This week’s photo, taken April 21, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a male AMERICAN ROBIN with some plumage variation. If a bird produces less melanin pigment than usual, the result can be a bird with a … Continue reading

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Common Migrant

This week’s photo, taken May 17, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a WARBLING VIREO. After spending the winter in Mexico or Central America, this lovely species migrates north each spring in big numbers. Many WARBLING VIREOS … Continue reading

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Sandy Bill

This week’s photo, taken April 29, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a DUNLIN, one of many shorebirds migrating north this time of year. This DUNLIN has dressed up for the long journey to its breeding grounds. … Continue reading

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