Tag Archives: Seattle Audubon

Teen Trip

This week’s photo, taken June 23, 2015 outside Choteau, Montana, features an adult LONG-BILLED CURLEW, the largest shorebird in North America. Two adult Curlews were walking the fields, accompanied by two adorable short-billed babies that spent most of their time … Continue reading

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Red, Yellow and Black

This week’s photo, taken June 14, 2015 along the Carlson Canyon trail north of Cle Elum, WA, features a male WESTERN TANAGER. When bird photographers approach, Western Tanagers often play hard to get. Maybe these strikingly gorgeous tanagers keep their … Continue reading

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Master Birder Program

This week’s photo, taken March 7, 2015 from the Edmonds Pier in Edmonds, WA, features last week’s species, PIGEON GUILLEMOT, this time viewed right side up. Since last September, I’ve been one of two-dozen people participating in Seattle Audubon’s 2014 … Continue reading

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Mountain Birding

This week’s photo, taken August 17, 2014 in Mount Rainier National Park, WA, features an immature COOPER’S HAWK. On Sunday, I’m one of 12 participants on a Seattle Audubon hike along the lower slopes of Mount Rainier. After a 2 … Continue reading

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Burning Calories for Birds

This week’s photo, taken July 6, 2013 near the Miller Peak trailhead north of Cle Elum, WA, features one of numerous MACGILLIVRAY’S WARBLERS seen that day.  This past weekend’s Seattle Audubon field trip, originally described as a strenuous 9-mile birding … Continue reading

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Synchronized Flying

This week’s photo, taken June 29, 2013 south of Ellensburg, WA, features a diminutive WESTERN KINGBIRD and its teammate, an OSPREY, performing in the annual Synchronized Flying Championships. Competing in the “Extreme-Size-Difference” category, here they are executing an incredibly intricate … Continue reading

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