Tag Archives: birds

The Sea Hawk

Originally posted on Sirfishalot's Blog:
Well here we are at another years end and I hope you all had a great Christmas. I didn’t get out for bird photography nearly enough this year, but I still have a bunch…

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Autumn’s Untidy Beauty

Author Christy Peterson has provided us with a good excuse NOT to rake up all the leaves in the yard!  Skip the tidying, Christy advises.  Left where they fall, leaves and dying vegetation provide habitat for birds.  In rethinking fall … Continue reading

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Bird Migration Routes

An article from the All About Birds Blog of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology explains how birds migrate seasonally, following the “green wave” of plant resources.  The bird migration patterns show the importance of conservation efforts such as building the … Continue reading

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The Great Backyard Bird Count 2014

The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is an annual four-day event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of bird populations. Participants are asked to count birds for as little as fifteen minutes (or as … Continue reading

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How Birds Cope With Cold in Winter | Audubon Magazine

  Reblogged from How Birds Cope with Cold in Winter, Audubon Magazine: Each autumn as many birds begin epic journeys to warmer climates, there are always some species that stay put for the winter. These winter birds have a better … Continue reading

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Chipping Away

Originally posted on Short & Tweet Bird Reports:
This week’s photo, taken June 1, 2013 at the Union Bay Natural Area (Montlake Fill) in Seattle, WA, features a CHIPPING SPARROW. On the first day of June of this year, I…

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Precious

Originally posted on Faithrises:
“Look at the birds of the air; They do not sow or reap or store away in barns, And yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they? Are not two…

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Yesler Swamp Trail

Originally posted on Franz Amador's Photoblog:
Back to the Yesler Swamp (part of the University of Washington’s Union Bay Natural Area, on the shore of Lake Washington). As I’ve mentioned before, this area is flooded in a foot or…

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Seattle Falcon Flies to Portland

Originally posted on montlaker:
Image: ©Port of Portland, via WSDOT Flickr stream The peregrine falcons born on the I-5 Ship Canal Bridge continue to make news. This time, falcon chick 73-U, born in May of this year, was caught near…

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Union Bay Watch: Bald eagles are back + nest news

Originally posted on montlaker:
Belted Kingfisher. All images: unionbaywatch.blogspot.com 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…

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