Month: January 2015


I had a total birdgasm when I got a close-up look at this fierce beauty: My boyfriend and I took the Bolt bus from Portland up to Seattle to celebrate 4 fun years together. Before leaving, we discussed our expectations for the trip (because that’s what you do after 4 years together). Would we A:…

By Audrey January 31, 2015 0

Whitaker Ponds Nature Park II

I made a quick visit to Whitaker Ponds yesterday morning since it is so close to home. The park was foggy, but there were plenty of birds to see. One in particular, with a lovely song, that I have only encountered by sound this year until now. Their classic conk-la-ree! song reminds me of summer…

By Audrey January 22, 2015 0

Benson State Park

A woodpecker walks into a bar and asks: “Is the bar tender here?” Hah! The inspiration to find that joke came from an incidental bird sighting on Monday. Along with a team of 30+ people volunteering for the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership I spent the morning at Benson State Park in the Columbia Gorge planting…

By Audrey January 22, 2015 0