Posted by: atowhee | March 17, 2013

GUEST GALLERY: PUGET SOUND AND SIGHTS

All of these fine fotos come from the camwrawork of Bob Chilvers, one of the birders on our recent trip to Puget Sound, sponsored by Golden Gate Audubon.Barrow's Goldeneye Barrow’s Goldeneye in Hood Canal.

Belted Kingfisher This bird was on the mast of a yacht at the John Wayne Yacht Harbor, Sequim.

Brandt's Cormorants Not often you get close enough to Brandt’s Cormorant to see the blue face pouch, feathery medallions of breeding pluamge were a bonus in this view.

Brant Brant, not Brandt’s.

Brants

Common Goldeney

Female Hooded Merganser Female Hoodie.Hooded MerganserAnother look at Hoodie.

Flying Away Great Blue Heron leaving the scene.

Harlequin Ducks A pair of cooperative Harlequin Ducks in Sequim Bay, feeding just offshore.

Nortyhern Shrike Northern Shrike. Believe this one was on Whidbey Island near Crockett Lake.

Peregrine1 Peregrine.

Peregrine2 This bird was in bare trees along Nisqually River at Wildlife Refuge of same name.

Shoveler

Snowy Owl1 The Snowy Owl of Sequim, 2013 edition.

Snowy Owl2

Spotted Towhee

Swans on the grass, alas Trumpeters.

Trumpeter Swan

Young Bald Eagle Look at the mouth on this yuoung Bald Eagle!


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