Tag Archives: sparrows

Rear Window

This week’s photo, taken February 3, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features the backsides of 2 GOLDEN-CROWNED SPARROWS. We are so conditioned as photographers to aim our cameras at the front of birds and other living things, … Continue reading

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A Moment of Balance

This week’s photo, taken December 7, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a SONG SPARROW doing what it takes to maintain a moment of balance in its life. Bird cards and prints for the holidays: http://joe-sweeney.fineartamerica.com

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Change Happens

This week’s photo, taken February 3, 2014 at Crescent Lake Wildlife Area, south of Monroe, WA, features a SPOTTED TOWHEE, one of several members of the sparrow family present that day. When I arrive at Crescent Lake (a location known … Continue reading

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House Rules

This week’s photo, taken December 5, 2013 from our bedroom window in northeast Seattle, WA, features the only WHITE-THROATED SPARROW that I’ve ever seen in our yard. One day a few weeks ago, as I was walking by our kitchen’s … Continue reading

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Chipping Away

This week’s photo, taken June 1, 2013 at the Union Bay Natural Area (Montlake Fill) in Seattle, WA, features a CHIPPING SPARROW. On the first day of June of this year, I enjoy a very productive morning of birding at … Continue reading

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Drive-by Birding

This week’s photo, taken June 3, 2013 along Umtanum Road in central Washington, features an adult male MOUNTAIN BLUEBIRD. I take Umtanum Road south of Ellensburg, WA, and when the pavement ends, the birding begins. Birds are singing, and people … Continue reading

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A Song by a Different Color

This week’s photo, taken October 17, 2012 at the Montlake Fill, features a SONG SPARROW, a very common species here. Those of you living in California may notice that “your” Song Sparrow has black streaking on the breast. Up here … Continue reading

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