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Easy Tropical Birding

This week’s photo, taken February 23, 2011 from the Asa Wright Nature Centre on the island of Trinidad, features a male PURPLE HONEYCREEPER. If you wish to take a tropical birding trip, but you don’t know where to go, consider … Continue reading

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Calm Air

This week’s photo, taken December 12, 2017 at Richmond Beach in Shoreline, WA, features a male RED-BREASTED MERGANSER on a windless day. Bird cards, phone cases and prints: http://joe-sweeney.fineartamerica.com

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Earning Its Stripes

This week’s photo, taken November 27, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a first winter WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW. Perhaps by spring, its reddish-brown and gray head stripes will be replaced by black and white streaks, a sign of … Continue reading

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Chin Strap

This week’s photo, taken December 16, 2017 from the Edmond’s pier in Edmonds, WA, features a PACIFIC LOON proudly displaying its chin strap. It’s that time of year to remind you that my bird photos make lovely holiday cards or … Continue reading

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Blink Less

This week’s photo, taken November 17, 2017 from our bedroom window here in Seattle, WA, features a rare bird for our yard, a WHITE-THROATED SPARROW. The last and only other time we’ve spotted one in our yard was 4 years … Continue reading

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At the Bath

This week’s photo, taken October 15, 2017 from our bedroom window in Northeast Seattle, WA, features a CEDAR WAXWING at one of our backyard bird baths. It’s that time of year to remind you that my bird photos make lovely … Continue reading

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Flies Backwards

This week’s photo, taken October 8, 2017 on San Cristobal Island, Galapagos, Ecuador, features an immature MAGNIFICENT FRIGATEBIRD stretching its wings. From the title of this post, you might think I’m talking about a hummingbird, which can indeed fly backwards. … Continue reading

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