Category Archives: Nature and wildlife
Throughout northeast Seattle there are many ravines, big and small, with creeks running eastward down to their outlets at Lake Washington. As can be seen throughout the city, there are possum, raccoon and coyotes living in Wedgwood’s ravines. It … Continue reading
What does a teenage Great Blue Heron look like?
There’s a bird in my yard! How can I find out what kind of bird it is?
The name of Henry Yesler is associated with Seattle’s earliest years. Yesler set up a sawmill in 1853 at the site of today’s Pioneer Square and the mill became the economic engine which gave the small community a reason to … Continue reading
Are you in love with birds? February 12 to 15, 2016, including Valentines Day, is a weekend for those in love — with birds, that is. You can share your love of birds by spending just fifteen minutes per day … Continue reading
On Sunday, November 22nd at 2 PM everyone is invited to come on a guided walk through northeast Seattle’s wonderful urban amenity, the Yesler Swamp Trail. The tour will be led by Professor Kern Ewing of the University of Washington’s … Continue reading
Project FeederWatch is a fun citizen science project that anyone can do. Set up a feeder, count birds, and report your sightings! New participants receive the FeederWatch Handbook & Instructions, a Common Feeder Birds poster, a Bird-Watching Days calendar, and … Continue reading
In the autumn season when we see flocks of birds overhead, we know that cold weather is coming. The annual migration does not mean that all birds are leaving the Pacific Northwest which is known for its mild winters. Some … Continue reading
All About Birds is one of the best websites for help with bird identification and for answers to things we want to know about birds. In a recent article on All About Birds about color differences between male and female … Continue reading