WEST SEATTLE BIRDS: 10 super readers’ pics

In the WSB tradition of featuring readers’ bird photos on some football-centered Sunday afternoons, we’re presenting 10 of the most recent we’ve received. Above, Cedar Waxwings photographed in Gatewood by Darwin Nordin; below, a closer look at one Cedar Waxwing, by Erin Jackson:

Two from Mark MacDonald – a Golden-crowned Kinglet at Lincoln Park:

And a Common Merganser on Alki:

Steve Bender photographed this Belted Kingfisher at Jack Block Park:

That’s where an anonymous contributor saw this soaring Bald Eagle:

Back on the ground, here’s a Mourning Dove from Jon Anderson:

From Theresa Arbow-O’Connor:

The latest pic of West Seattle’s roaming Guinea Fowl is from Gabe:

And in the tradition of some calling this SuperbOwl Sunday – a Barred Owl at Lincoln Park, from Jamie Kinney:

A super-size thanks to everyone who shares bird photos – westseattleblog@gmail.com is the best place to send us pics (unless it’s breaking news – that, you can text to our hotline, 206-293-6302) – thank you!

9 Replies to "WEST SEATTLE BIRDS: 10 super readers' pics"

  • Why February 11, 2024 (6:49 pm)

    Beautiful birds and beautiful photos.

  • Toni Reineke February 11, 2024 (7:03 pm)

    Thank you, WSB and contributors! I watched for these photos all day today!

    • KM February 11, 2024 (7:47 pm)


  • Insertname February 11, 2024 (8:01 pm)

    Belted Kingfisher is one of my favorites. Wonderful photos as always. 

    • Steve Bender February 12, 2024 (8:03 am)

         Thanks for your complement.

  • thank you February 11, 2024 (9:12 pm)

    Thanks to WSB and all the contributors for these wonderful posts.

  • ACG February 11, 2024 (9:50 pm)

    Thank you WSB for taking the time to post these. And thanks to everyone who submits the local wildlife photos. I always love seeing these!

  • emcat8 February 12, 2024 (1:15 pm)

    The bird photos just make my whole week!! They’re all lovely but I have such a fondness for the cedar waxwings. 

  • LKT February 15, 2024 (8:31 pm)

    So uplifting to see these beautiful photos.! Thank you to all the photographers for spotting and sharing, and to WSB for offering a forum to celebrate our avian neighbors.

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