Tag Archives: Horned Grebe

Formal Attire

This week’s photo, taken April 13, 2015 from Edmond’s Pier in Edmonds, WA, features an adult HORNED GREBE in breeding plumage. I’ve been birding regularly from the Edmond’s Pier for 6 months now (2 – 3 days a week), and … Continue reading

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Dressed to Impress

This week’s photo, taken April 20, 2013 from the north beach of Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features a HORNED GREBE in breeding plumage. This past winter, Horned Grebes frequently floated close to shore along the Puget Sound, but due … Continue reading

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Least of Our Concerns

This week’s photo, taken January 27, 2013 in Blaine, WA, features a LEAST SANDPIPER. As we discover, sometimes it’s difficult to find the world’s smallest shorebird, even when it’s right in front of you.  On Sunday, I drive 2 hours … Continue reading

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This Bird Sucks

This week’s photo, taken January 6, 2013 in Lincoln Park in Seattle, WA, features a RED-BREASTED SAPSUCKER. Hair-like extensions on the tip of its tongue allow it to gather the sap that oozes out of the shallow holes drilled in … Continue reading

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