Tag Archives: Seattle

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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Spy-hopping

This week’s photo, taken April 18, 2016 from the 76-passenger vessel Wilderness Discoverer off the coast of San Juan Island, WA, features a spy-hopping ORCA, with a member of its pod close behind. While passengers and crew were watching this … 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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Activity on the Rise

This week’s photo, taken February 23, 2016 at Meadowbrook Pond in northeast Seattle, features a cooperative SONG SPARROW posing for a photo shoot. Days are getting longer, and bird activity is on the rise in the Seattle area. AMERICAN ROBINS, … Continue reading

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Hybrid

This week’s photo, taken by Laura on December 26, 2015 at the Woodland Zoo in Seattle, WA, features what sorta looks like a Snowy Owl. A few readers of my blog have asked me lately if any Snowy Owls have … Continue reading

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