Tag Archives: Whidbey Island

Feline with Feathers

This week’s photo, taken August 29, 2016 at a private residence on Whidbey Island in Washington state, features a GREAT HORNED OWL. Monday morning, while we were finishing breakfast at our friends’ house on Whidbey Island, I glanced out the dining … Continue reading

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Above Average IQ

This week’s photo, taken October 11, 2015 on private property on Whidbey Island, WA, features a male RING-NECKED PHEASANT with an above average IQ. It’s hunting season up here in the northwest, and while we were staying with friends on … Continue reading

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Cranky

This week’s photo, taken April 2, 2015 at a private residence on Whidbey Island, WA, features a brilliantly handsome adult male RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD. The RUFOUS HUMMINGBIRD breeds farther north than any other hummingbird. After wintering as far south as Mexico, … Continue reading

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Island Birds

This week’s photo, taken August 2, 2014 on Whidbey Island, WA, features a CHESTNUT-BACKED CHICKADEE, a colorful chickadee of western North America. While we enjoy a peaceful weekend on Whidbey Island (the largest of the islands in the Puget Sound), … Continue reading

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Peek-A-Boo

This week’s photo, taken August 18, 2013 on Whidbey Island, north of Seattle, WA, features a GREAT HORNED OWL keeping an eye on me. The large owl’s color and texture blend in nicely with the surrounding forest, helping to conceal … Continue reading

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