Tag Archives: Westport

Strength in Numbers

This week’s photo, taken September 5, 2015 in the marina at Westport, WA, features a couple dozen of the hundreds of MARBLED GODWITS that were packed tightly together on shore when our boat returned to the harbor at the end … Continue reading

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Tubenoses

This week’s photo, taken September 5, 2015 on a pelagic trip 20-30 miles off shore from Westport, WA, features the mugshot of a BLACK-FOOTED ALBATROSS, a member of the tubenose order of birds. There are some families of sea birds … Continue reading

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Rockin’ and a Rollin’

This week’s photo, taken September 5, 2015 about 30 miles off shore from Westport, WA, features a SABINE’S GULL, a bird that spends most of its life at sea. When it’s not sitting on the salt water in search of … Continue reading

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Shorebirds!

This week’s photo, taken May 3, 2015 at Bottle Beach, near Westport, WA, features a SEMIPALMATED PLOVER in flight. Our Master Birder class headed over to the coast for the weekend. We wished to witness the spring migration of shorebirds, … Continue reading

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Leaving Soon

This week’s photo, taken April 18, 2015 from the rock jetty in Westport, WA, features a COMMON LOON bobbing on the surface of the Pacific Ocean. It probably has spent the winter here along the Washington coast. Now that it’s … Continue reading

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Cancel My Flight

This week’s photo, taken April 18, 2015 at Westhaven State Park in Westport, WA, features a LAPLAND LONGSPUR, an adult male in breeding plumage. When I lived in San Diego, I saw a few Lapland Longspurs during the winter months, … Continue reading

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A Pelican Briefing

This week’s photo, taken August 31, 2013 from the beach at Westport, WA, features two BROWN PELICANS soaring the surf. This past weekend, from the beach in Westport, we watch what seems to be endless streams of BROWN PELICANS cruising … Continue reading

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