Tag Archives: spring

Fecal Sac

This week’s photo, taken July 28, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a fledgling SONG SPARROW (on the left) begging to be fed by its parent. Speaking of birds raising their young, I recently viewed a remarkable … 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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Western Beauty

This week’s photo, taken May 8, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features one of the most attractive warblers in the western half of North America, the TOWNSEND’S WARBLER. In case some of you in the eastern half … Continue reading

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Same Old Song

This week’s photo, taken June 5, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW on its singing perch. The WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW begins its song with a long whistled note, and belts out a sweet song that’s … Continue reading

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Where’s Waldo?

This week’s photo, taken May 12, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a COMMON YELLOWTHROAT in a sea of yellow. Bird cards, phone cases and prints: http://joe-sweeney.fineartamerica.com

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Aerobic Birding

This week’s photo, taken June 2, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a VIOLET-GREEN SWALLOW. If you’ve ever stood on a bluff attempting to photograph a fast-moving swallow, while the tiny jet-shaped bird zips by, swooping and … Continue reading

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A Light Dusting

This week’s photo, taken May 24, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features an ORANGE-CROWNED WARBLER. Look closely and you may detect a light dusting of orange on top of its head. Bird cards, phone cases and prints: … Continue reading

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