Tag Archives: Short-eared Owl

Out of the Fog

This week’s photo, taken October 26, 2015 from the Edmonds Pier in Edmonds, WA, features a SHORT-EARED OWL coming out of the fog. I’ve heard stories of people on pelagic bird trips spotting Short-eared Owls flying over the ocean with … Continue reading

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Most Joyful Bird

This week’s photo, taken January 28, 2015 near Stanwood, WA, features a SHORT-EARED OWL checking me out as it flies by, as if to say: “What’s Up?” The SHORT-EARED OWL, often active during daylight hours, gets my vote as the … Continue reading

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Owl Be Seeing You

This week’s photo, taken June 26, 2012 at Magnuson Park in NE Seattle, WA, features a LONG-EARED OWL in flight. Ok, I confess. Since moving to Seattle, I’ve got owls on the brain, so I am frequently searching for those … Continue reading

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Short-Eared and Far-Sighted

This week’s photo, taken January 2, 2013 in Stanwood, WA, features a SHORT-EARED OWL gliding nearby in the late afternoon light.  For the sixth time in less than two months, I drive an hour north to Stanwood, that wondrous area … Continue reading

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Drifting In and Out

This week’s photo, taken December 12, 2012 in Stanwood, WA, features a SNOWY OWL lounging on driftwood. It probably also spends much of its day drifting in and out of sleep. I return to Stanwood (an hour north of Seattle), … Continue reading

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Rapt with Raptors

This week’s photo, taken December 5, 2012 at West 90 (Samish Unit of the Skagit Wildlife Area, WA), features an adult male NORTHERN HARRIER skimming the ground as it prepares to pounce on its prey. After driving 75 miles north … Continue reading

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Shriking Out

This week’s photo, taken November 10, 2012 at the end of Eide Road in Stanwood, WA, features a SHORT-EARED OWL winging its way past the viewing area. Hoping for a better look at the Northern Shrike than last week, I … Continue reading

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