Beware: These eating machines tend to look for the easiest and closest source of high-protein food.
Writer Maria Mudd Ruth’s book details the bird that can fly 100 mph and dive into the ocean for food.
The 113,000-square-foot building is the 21st-century version of the 57-year-old cramped museum.
Most are free, many have child-oriented exhibits, some offer tours and others have outdoor areas.
Nest-builders don’t have to be a feathered Frank Lloyd Wright to keep their eggs safe and warm.
Answers to the pop quiz can be found at the bottom of this column.
Scientists study whether they’re a conscious being, while a local resident worries about changes.
The 2018 Christmas Bird Count by the numbers: 125 species, 35,328 birds and 126 birdwatchers.
Glimpse the white birds with black bills and long necks while driving on I-5 through Skagit County.
About 16,000 of the birds roost each night on the North Creek Wetland Restoration near the campus.
No matter what your non-motorized winter sport, the area offers you places to play with easy access.
The Department of Fish and Wildlife is assessing the impact of wolves and cougars on deer and elk.
The Fir Island Farms Reserve Unit is the best place to view the beautiful white birds.
Winter recreation permits are for skiing, snowmobiling, dog sledding, snowshoeing, tubing and more.
The Vaux’s Happening Project counted a third of a million of the wee birds migrating in Washington.
Here is some of the latest information from bird studies that made the news this year.
One was spotted at Wiley Slough on Fir Island just last month, probably a fall migrant.
On Sept. 8, hang out at the Frank Wagner Center in Monroe to see the migrating birds dive right in.
The venomous snakes are shy and retiring — unless you blunder into one.
The birds are important pollinators of wild and agricultural plants, as well as those in gardens.