Tag Archives: Seattle

Another Look

This week, let’s take another look at the SWALLOW-TAILED GULL that I, along with several dozen other birders, observed and photographed on September 4, 2017 at Point Wells near Edmonds, WA. The mega-rarity had originally been discovered by a local … Continue reading

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New Gull in Town

This week’s photo, taken September 4, 2017 from Point Wells near Edmonds, WA, features an adult SWALLOW-TAILED GULL in breeding plumage. It’s been an exciting week in our area because there’s a new gull in town. One week ago, one … Continue reading

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Parked at the Curb

This week’s photo, taken June 8, 2017 from the front yard of our house in northeast Seattle, WA, features a fledgling BLACK-CAPPED CHICKADEE waiting to be fed by a parent. Looking out our dining room window, I didn’t notice the … 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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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

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Profusion

This week’s photo, taken November 15, 2016 from our bedroom window, features an AMERICAN ROBIN feasting on Profusion Beautyberry in our backyard in Northeast Seattle, WA. Since American Robins are profusely present in the Seattle area, it’s only fitting that … Continue reading

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A Western Gem

This week’s photo, taken July 18, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a male BLACK-THROATED GRAY WARBLER. Alright, I admit that most of the wonderful warblers of North America frequent the eastern half of the continent, and … Continue reading

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