Tag Archives: nesting

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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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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Same Old Song

This week’s photo, taken June 5, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW on its singing perch. The WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW begins its song with a long whistled note, and belts out a sweet song that’s … Continue reading

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White-collared Robin

This week’s photo, taken April 21, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a male AMERICAN ROBIN with some plumage variation. If a bird produces less melanin pigment than usual, the result can be a bird with a … Continue reading

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Common Migrant

This week’s photo, taken May 17, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a WARBLING VIREO. After spending the winter in Mexico or Central America, this lovely species migrates north each spring in big numbers. Many WARBLING VIREOS … Continue reading

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A Mouthful

This week’s photo, taken May 30, 2015 at the Union Bay Natural Area in Seattle, WA, features a male COMMON YELLOWTHROAT, preparing to deliver an insect to the nest. The female COMMON YELLOWTHROAT builds the nest and incubates the eggs, … Continue reading

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