Tag: Tundra Swan

Backseat Birding

Oof. Ankle surgery has happened. It’s been rough, but it’s getting better. The things that make it less rough are reading about birds, looking at birds outside the window, and thinking about birds. The yard birds have been okay, the best being a Barred Owl calling outside the week before surgery. Other than that, besides a…

By Audrey March 6, 2018 6

An excellent week of birds

It started when I left work early one day to find a rare Snowy Egret in the Vancouver Lake Lowlands that was associating with a Great Egret and Mallard decoy. Also present were Greater Yellowlegs, a couple of hardy Tree and Barn Swallows, and Purple Finch, a year bird I was happy to see lower…

By Audrey January 20, 2018 0

5MR Updates

With only a month and a half of this year left, looking back I think I’ve done a pretty good job finding birds in my 5 mile radius. I haven’t done the best job of updating, but so far I’ve seen 143 species. The most recent additions were found at Broughton Beach, including winter visitors like this…

By Audrey November 19, 2017 4