Red-tailed hawk doing a fly-by, intent on its destination. Another of the birds of prey. Rarely will I find hawks […]
Cedar waxwings flocked to this holly tree one early fall. I had several days of photographic opportunity to observe these […]
Bald eagles are a predatory bird that I see more often than one might expect. This one appeared to be […]
Swans arrive in winter and stay around till February. Just the other day a saw a wedge of swans flying […]
Downy woodpecker taken from an extreme distance. There are times when I take a photograph, but I’m not exactly certain […]
Junco at Mt. Ranier, where you can usually find some snow even in summer. This little guy was perched at […]
The Northern Shoveler is somewhat of a dabbler duck. Favors broad, shallow marshes. Often found using its large bill to […]
Yellow-rumped warbler of the wood warbler family. The only warbler able to digest wax-covered berries, such as bay berries.
American Crows that landed nearby. Crafty and intelligent. The oldest recorded crow lived to approximately 16 years. Usually traveling in […]
Swallow. Not the action, but the bird. Known for aerial feed, as in grabbing food on the go, “swallowing” – […]
Not totally certain about this shore bird as I can’t see the legs, but I’m leaning toward a sandpiper subspecies […]
Steller’s jay, another bird with a pretty distinctive call. They usually move pretty quickly through the trees, like the scrub […]
Sparrows. So many sub-species. Natal philopatry – that strong, driving force to return each year to the area where they were […]
A few sandpipers at low tide scavanging for snacks at Nisqually Wildlife Refuge.
Red-winged blackbirds have that little touch of brightness to the goth look. And they have a distinctive call. I can […]
Free downloadable image of a hummingbird from a photo I took. Right-click, save as png file. Usable for scrapbooking, journaling, […]