Tag Archives: Discovery Park

Hair on Fire

This week’s photo, taken August 1, 2015 in Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features an adult male PILEATED WOODPECKER. Cards/Prints for sale: http://joe-sweeney.fineartamerica.com Advertisements

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3 Flukes

This week’s photo, taken August 20, 2014 from Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features the rear section of a HUMPBACK WHALE. I often bird-watch from the westernmost point of Discovery Park (known fittingly as West Point) because one just never … Continue reading

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Bad Moral Character?

This week’s photo, taken September 9, 2014 at Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features an adult BALD EAGLE standing on one of its favorite perches, as it begins to tear into a large fish. Benjamin Franklin, one of the most … Continue reading

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Peeps

This week’s photo, taken September 13, 2014 at Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features a WESTERN SANDPIPER, in flight with its “peeps.” Sandpipers, especially the small ones, can be notoriously difficult to tell apart. Often, we are forced to view … Continue reading

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The Shell Game

This week’s photo, taken May 27, 2014 at Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features a gull playing the shell game (notice the clamshell in the lower part of the photo). A few times at Discovery Park, I’ve observed some enterprising … Continue reading

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Broken-wing Bird

This week’s photo, taken May 17, 2014 at Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features a KILLDEER, probably the most common plover in North America. The Killdeer is an interesting shorebird in many ways. It’s a very attractive bird. It has … Continue reading

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Are You a Spy?

This week’s photo, taken April 26, 2014 at Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features a flock of BRANT streaming past the park’s western-most point, which borders the Puget Sound. Saturday at Discovery Park, I’m walking the trails decked out in … Continue reading

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