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Bald Eagle high in tree at Fort Worden. Estimated 60 feet up the tree, camera estimated to be 200 feetfrom base of tree, so (rough) calc is that camera to eagle distance 208.81 feet.
Barn Swallow, parent feeding 4 babies, one visible
Barn Swallowbreakfast chorus, Hirundo rustica, at Nisqally Nat'l Wildlife Refuge, Lacey WA
Belted Kingfisher, searching for the flash of silver that reveals a tasty small fish. His bill is a real harpoon, big in proportion to his body.
Belted King Fisher pair. Female has the russet colored "vest"
Belted Kingfisher catching small fish in the marina at Point Hudson.
Black-Capped Chickadee with white tail feather. Poecile atricapillus, exhibiting "fright molt" new tail growth color
Black Headed Grosbeak female, Pheucticus melanocephalus related to cardinals
Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus
Cedar Waxwings. Young adult / late juvenile in bath still doing food begging posture parent on rim of birdbath
Raven, a corvid, as are jays and crows. This one was a lineman in Baltimore
Cowbird fledgling begging for food from surrogate Song Sparrow mother,
Cowbird youngster , Molothrus ater
Red Crossbill on feeder being a messy eater. His bill crosses over itself as a tool to pry seeds out of cones.
Northwestern Crow - American Crow. Photographed in Port Townsend area. This guy was looking straight into my lens, curious about shutter sounds even though I was shooting in Quiet shutter mode from inside pickup with window open.
Fox Sparrow in bath
Golden Crown Sparrow with 3 Pine Siskins
Goldfinch in non breeding plumage
Gold Finches on feeder filled with Wild Birds Unlimited mix. Their usual preference is Nyjer seed.
Goldfinch curious about camera sounds.
American Goldfinch on feeder
Grey Jay. alsoknown as Camp Robber
House Finch looking REALLY ratty during molt! Siskin may be thinking "what manner of bird ARE you?" You can see stubs of quills on head.
House Finch with the light hitting his colors just right! NOTE This MIGHT be a Purple Finch
Lesser Goldfinch. Photographed on Nyjer sock feeder at Borrego Springs CA
Nuthatch on Nyjer feeder. Redbreasted Nuthatch
Pine Siskins argue for seat on feeder
Pine Siskins having discussion over dinner
Pine Siskin youngster. It is sitting on a top vane of a decorative garden windmill, which spins if a Chickadee sits upon it, but this little guy must be too light weight.
Raven having discussion about my sandwich, standing on plastic chair on dock in Juneau
Redwing Blackbird male, sent for more fluff for nest, torn by decision "which one does she want?"
Redwing Blackbird Female gathering cattail fluff for nest
Redwing Blackbird which happens to be the mate of the female posted with this page on birdsbydave.com
Red Crossbill pair; Loxia curvirostra eating sunflower seed
Red Crossbill, Loxia curvirostra male and female in background
Robin nestling with mother in rhododendron bush. Hand held shot with 500mm at19.37 feet
Robin nestlings about a week old
Robin mother listens for worm while fledgling does the "FEED ME!" dance.
Ruffed Grouse, Bonasa umbellus
Mate was in low shrub cover in direction he is looking. Photographed alongside gravel road that encircled Lake Quinault, WA in Olympic National Park, on Tribal land.
Spotted Towhee walking through the ferns. We seem to have a resident pair. Their calls sometimes sound like a cat. Towhees kick and scratch leaf litter searcing for bugs and goodies for food, but this pair does visit our cylinder feeders.
Spotted Towhee sitting on perimeter fence that keeps neighbors cat away from feeders.
Squirrel celebrating Saint Patrick's Day a couple of months late. He is the reason we eat burgers instead of steak; it costs a lot of $$$ to feed 4 squirrels and all of the new families of birds this year.
Starling - Sturnus vulgaris
Varied Thrush, Ixoreus naevius
Varied Thrush with beak open and tongue holding seed
White Crowned Sparrow