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Meanwhile, a whopping 187 bird species were tallied in Edmonds in 2017.
This spot is great for birdwatching because of the mostly flat land, marshy areas and open water.
Two Christmastime bird counts located mostly in Snohomish County are scheduled for Dec. 16 and 30.
When the weather turns chilly, columnist Sharon Wootton’s thoughts turn to birds coping with cold.
I love a good story, especially about birds. Humans are built to deliver, receive and even interpret the allegorical nature of some stories. Lois Utt… Continue reading
The Washington Ornithological Society doesn’t list where to find specific birds, so birders made one.
One of the few remaining urban saltwater marshes in the state is getting a lot of attention lately.
Four new books cover outdoors topics from butterflies to wolves.
Steve Shunk’s involvement with serious birding started simply enough. “One of my colleagues who was a birder handed me a pair of binoculars and said,… Continue reading
From a distance, the mountains of the Cascade and the Olympic ranges look formidable and inaccessible. The jagged peaks have been compared to bared teeth,… Continue reading
It’s summer, so most bird activity has slowed down, feeder birds may be opting for protein by insect, territorial ambitions are generally a distant memory,… Continue reading
Remember the pure childhood joy of a book? The page-turning excitement, the bold splash of colors, finding out that B was for bear and Z… Continue reading
I spent a serious amount of time as a child in a subjectively old apple tree. The lowest limb was just the right height to… Continue reading
We are constantly making choices. Should I check my tires’ air pressure, clean the bird feeder, go to a Mariners game, start a diet, do… Continue reading
There’s no need to go out of state to visit a destination on one of Fodor’s Travel’s best-of lists. The travel blog has chosen Lime… Continue reading
It’s hard to compare bird species numbers in one county to another. King County has the largest number of birdwatchers who are reporting their findings,… Continue reading
Migrating Vaux’s swifts are headed to Snohomish County
The Christmas Bird Count and various research projects have created an almost-unimaginable amount of data on birds, their migrations, locations during various seasons, and trends.… Continue reading
Birds can be very specific about nest materials: the Australian malleefowl creates a nest out of bird compost; the Southeast Asian edible-nest swiftlets use layers… Continue reading
The parents of a childhood friend had a cuckoo clock. I was at her house for a sleepover and didn’t pay it much attention. But… Continue reading