Valarie says: the Montlaker and the Union Bay Watch do a wonderful job of highlighting wildlife in northeast Seattle. I am a follower of these blogs and want to share them with the readers of Wedgwood in Seattle History.
The 520 bald eagles are back in the Broadmoor tree after taking a little vacation time elsewhere. They were spotted yesterday doing home repair, adding 2-3 foot long branches to the nest — a good sign they intend to reproduce again next year. Other birds are busy winterizing their nests as well. UBW has a new post up describing the nesting behavior of three common species found on and around Union Bay: the Belted Kingfisher, the Steller’s Jay and the Wood Duck. One nests underground, one in a woodpecker’s hollow and one uses mud as mortar.
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