Tag Archives: owls

Feline with Feathers

This week’s photo, taken August 29, 2016 at a private residence on Whidbey Island in Washington state, features a GREAT HORNED OWL. Monday morning, while we were finishing breakfast at our friends’ house on Whidbey Island, I glanced out the dining … Continue reading

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Ping Pong Ball Owl

This week’s photo, taken March 25, 2016 on private property north of Seattle, WA, features a WESTERN SCREECH-OWL in an owl box. Actually, the owl is more than halfway out of the box, but you get the picture. Photographing the … Continue reading

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Underground Owl

This week’s photo, taken March 13, 2016 near Othello, WA, features a BURROWING OWL. On our way back to Seattle from our recent birding trip in Walla Walla County, we took a slight detour through the small town of Othello, … Continue reading

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Look Down, Not Up

This week’s photo, taken March 12, 2016 in Walla Walla County, WA, features a NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWL, a life bird for me. One of the best ways to find a roosting NORTHERN SAW-WHET OWL during the day is to look … Continue reading

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Out of the Fog

This week’s photo, taken October 26, 2015 from the Edmonds Pier in Edmonds, WA, features a SHORT-EARED OWL coming out of the fog. I’ve heard stories of people on pelagic bird trips spotting Short-eared Owls flying over the ocean with … Continue reading

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Most Joyful Bird

This week’s photo, taken January 28, 2015 near Stanwood, WA, features a SHORT-EARED OWL checking me out as it flies by, as if to say: “What’s Up?” The SHORT-EARED OWL, often active during daylight hours, gets my vote as the … Continue reading

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Finding Owls

This week’s photo, taken July 20, 2013 in Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features a BARRED OWL. Finding an owl can be a monumental challenge. At night, you might get lucky and hear one, but if you were to get … Continue reading

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