Tag Archives: Mallard

Coots Can Be Cute

This week’s photo, taken March 11, 2014 at the Washington Park Arboretum in Seattle, WA, features an AMERICAN COOT. Some of you may be thinking: “Gee, Joe, it must be a slow week for bird photography if your image of … Continue reading

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Blink and You Miss It

This week’s photo, taken January 5, 2014 on Spencer Island in Everett, WA, features a female BELTED KINGFISHER.  On Sunday, we drive 20 miles north of Seattle for our first visit to Spencer Island, an open area of marshes, ponds, … Continue reading

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Every Bird Counts

This week’s photo, taken December 28, 2013 at the Thornton Creek Beaver Pond in northeast Seattle, WA, features a female MALLARD. She appears quite calm, perhaps because she knows that no one is going to shoot her, other than with … Continue reading

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Birds of a Feather

This week’s photo, taken November 27, 2013 at Meadowbrook Pond in Northeast Seattle, WA, features a male WOOD DUCK and the duck he desires most, a female MALLARD. Birds of a feather do not always flock together. For over a … Continue reading

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Look! Look! Look!

This week’s photo, taken the morning of May 10, 2013 at Meadowbrook Pond in northeast Seattle, WA, features a MALLARD duckling, one of five baby Mallards seen by me and a boy with an eye for nature.  A few weeks … Continue reading

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Right in Front of Us

This week’s photo, taken April 6, 2013 at Union Bay Natural Area (Montlake Fill) in Seattle, WA, features an adult male CINNAMON TEAL in breeding plumage. Now and then, we miss some of life’s greatest treasures because we are looking … Continue reading

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