Category Archives: Washington

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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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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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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Northern Pintails @ Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge

On the way back from Ocean Shores, we stopped at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge.  It is a small refuge right next to an air strip, but according to the brochure, a lot of shore birds stop there during migration. … Continue reading

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Surf Scoter & Seal

Last week we visited Ocean Shores, WA.  It is a small coastal town facing the Pacific Ocean.   Unlike the Puget Sound, the waves were high and powerful.   After checking “Things to Do” on tripadvisor, We went to North … Continue reading

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