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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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Sandy Bill

This week’s photo, taken April 29, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a DUNLIN, one of many shorebirds migrating north this time of year. This DUNLIN has dressed up for the long journey to its breeding grounds. … Continue reading

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Heart and Soul

This week’s photo, taken April 22, 2017 at Union Bay Natural Area in northeast Seattle, WA, features a MARSH WREN belting out its song. When a MARSH WREN sings, its entire body vibrates. Pouring its heart and soul into its … Continue reading

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Face on Fire

Here’s the same male ANNA’S HUMMINGBIRD from the past two weeks. This time, however, with its head rotated more toward the morning sun, the bird displays a face fully engulfed in flames. Bird cards, phone cases and prints: http://joe-sweeney.fineartamerica.com

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Face Begins to Shine

This week’s photo, taken April 11, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, shows the same individual ANNA’S HUMMINGBIRD that was featured in last week’s post. As this male ANNA’S HUMMINGBIRD turns its head ever so slightly toward the … Continue reading

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At Any Angle

This week’s photo, taken April 11, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features an adult male ANNA’S HUMMINGBIRD. When the face of the male ANNA’S HUMMINGBIRD is not turned toward the sun, its iridescent head and throat feathers … Continue reading

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