Tag Archives: North America

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Year of the Bohemian

This week’s photo, taken January 20, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a BOHEMIAN WAXWING, a rare visitor to western Washington. The BOHEMIAN WAXWING, the slightly larger cousin of the more common Cedar Waxwing, hasn’t been seen … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Wanderless

This week’s photo, taken October 30, 2016 at Rancho La Puerta Fitness Resort & Spa in Tecate, Mexico, features a WRENTIT, a shy bird that spends more time hiding in brush than venturing out in the open. For that reason, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment