Tag Archives: Townsend’s Solitaire

Forbidden Fruit

This week’s photo, taken February 13, 2017 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a TOWNSEND’S SOLITAIRE, an uncommon visitor to the west side of Washington state, and a rare species here during the winter months. I suspect that … Continue reading

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Burning Calories for Birds

This week’s photo, taken July 6, 2013 near the Miller Peak trailhead north of Cle Elum, WA, features one of numerous MACGILLIVRAY’S WARBLERS seen that day.  This past weekend’s Seattle Audubon field trip, originally described as a strenuous 9-mile birding … Continue reading

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Popcorn Litter

This week’s photo, taken May 4, 2013 at Discovery Park in Seattle, WA, features a TOWNSEND’S SOLITAIRE feasting on madrone tree flowers scattered along the ground. Sometimes we focus our binoculars on a bird and think: “Wow, I don’t know … Continue reading

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