Tag Archives: nature

Dressed Up

This week’s photo, taken March 4, 2017 from the Edmonds pier in Edmonds, WA, features a PELAGIC CORMORANT, the smallest cormorant along the Pacific Coast of North America. The PELAGIC CORMORANT dresses up nicely during the breeding season, displaying white … Continue reading

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Patches of Yellow

This week’s photo, taken February 1, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLER. YELLOW-RUMPED WARBLERS can be challenging birds to identify, since the amount of yellow can vary a great deal from bird to bird. … Continue reading

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Rear Window

This week’s photo, taken February 3, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features the backsides of 2 GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROWS. We are so conditioned as photographers to aim our cameras at the front of birds and other living things, … Continue reading

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Forbidden Fruit

This week’s photo, taken February 13, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a TOWNSEND’S SOLITAIRE, an uncommon visitor to the west side of Washington state, and a rare species here during the winter months. I suspect that … Continue reading

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Ruby

This week’s photo, taken January 4, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a male RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET flashing a bit of its head color. Most of the time, the brightly colored crown of the male RUBY-CROWNED KINGLET is not … Continue reading

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Wave Runner

This week’s photo, taken December 26, 2016 on Playalinda Beach at Canaveral National Seashore near Titusville, Florida, features a SANDERLING, a small shorebird that famously plays ‘chicken’ with incoming waves. If you are old enough to remember The Tonight Show … Continue reading

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Another Headshot

This week’s photo, taken December 28, 2016 at Green Cay Wetlands in Boynton Beach, Florida, features a headshot of a TRI-COLORED HERON, a common medium-sized heron of the Southeastern United States. Bird cards and prints: http://joe-sweeney.fineartamerica.com

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