Tag Archives: nature

Puget Sound Rarity

This week’s photo, taken August 16, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a TUFTED PUFFIN. Puffins are not common in Washington state, and the best chance of seeing one is along the outer coast. So, finding one … Continue reading

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Fecal Sac

This week’s photo, taken July 28, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a fledgling SONG SPARROW (on the left) begging to be fed by its parent. Speaking of birds raising their young, I recently viewed a remarkable … Continue reading

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Wilson

This week’s photo, taken July 28, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a WILSON’S WARBLER. Four flashes of yellow flitted fast through the foliage last Friday. At least one of the four birds was an adult WILSON’S … Continue reading

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Baby Orca

This week’s photo, taken July 23, 2017 off San Juan Island, WA, features a young ORCA swimming close to its momma. Last Sunday, we embarked on a half-day whale-watching trip out of Edmonds, WA. We stepped on board the Chilkat … Continue reading

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Parked at the Curb

This week’s photo, taken June 8, 2017 from the front yard of our house in northeast Seattle, WA, features a fledgling BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEE waiting to be fed by a parent. Looking out our dining room window, I didn’t notice the … Continue reading

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Red Eye

This week’s photo, taken July 3, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a SPOTTED TOWHEE and one of its most colorful characteristics – its red eye. Bird cards, phone cases and prints: http://joe-sweeney.fineartamerica.com

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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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