Category Archives: Birding

I recently became fascinated with the birds I see while walking on trails by San Francisco Bay, and started to take pictures in order to learn about the birds. At this point, I am trying to identify the names of the birds, so please leave comments if you can help me!

Caspian Terns & Red-Winged Blackbirds@Nisqually NWR

On Tuesday, May 22, we visited the Nisqually NWR near Olympia, WA.  We arrived around 2:00 P.M., and it was sunny and warm.  It was a beautiful day, but the reserve was very quiet until we reached the observation tower … Continue reading

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Roufous Hummingbird

Quite few Humingbirds have been visiting my feeder.  I was finally able to take some pictures.  I think they are Roufous Hummingbird.

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Sooty Grouse & Northern Flicker on Icicle Ridge Trail

We went camping/hiking at Leavenworth, Washington Area on May 1-3.  On May 2,  we hiked the Icicle Ridge trail.  It was a steep trail, but I enjoyed the view and the crisp air.   Midway into the hike, we heard deep sounds … Continue reading

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Black-capped Chickadee

The very old cherry tree on our front yard finally had flowers, so I was taking pictures of the cherry blossoms.  A Chickadee flew in.  I guess the old cherry tree has yummy insects for them. I thought the tree was … Continue reading

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Dinner time at Fay Bainbridge Park

Fay Bainbridge park is my favorite park, and I go there at least 2 or 3 times a week to walk on the beach.   However, it is a small park, and you will not be able to get much exercise … Continue reading

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Bufflehead & Killdeer @Fay

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The Sun was shining when we returned, so we headed to our favorite park. We found a group of Bufflehead swimming.  Two breeding males and three females were chilling together. Several Killdeers were on the beach.  We heard them, but … Continue reading

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Red-Throated Loon (Non breeding) and American Wigeon at Fay Bainbridge Park

The weather suddenly cleared up this afternoon, so we headed to Fay Bainbridge Park with my new camera.  The resident Bald Eagles were not home, but I was able to capture a picture of a red-throated Loon and some American Wigeons.   … Continue reading

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