WEST SEATTLE BIRDS: 9 views, tree to sea

Before the weekend’s over, we have another gallery of reader-contributed West Seattle bird photos! Above, two Northern Flickers, from Chi K Photography; below, two Common Mergansers, photographed by James Tilley along Alki:

And two Crows – one leucistic – who posed for Michelle:

Mark Dale sent this photo of a Cooper’s Hawk in flight over Gatewood:

Two photos from Erin B. Jackson in Arbor Heights – first, a Spotted Towhee:

Next, a White-crowned Sparrow:

From Gentle Tassione McGaughey, a Townsend’s Warbler:

And this Ruby-crowned Kinglet was photographed by Greg Harrington:

Thanks to everyone for sharing their photos – best way to send us a pic, bird or otherwise, is westseattleblog@gmail.com (dfor breaking news info and photos, text 206-293-6302)!

7 Replies to "WEST SEATTLE BIRDS: 9 views, tree to sea"

  • John February 25, 2024 (5:22 pm)

    All wonderful shots! I’m happy to see the leucistic. I’ve not seen it for awhile 

  • KM February 25, 2024 (6:21 pm)

    I love ending my week with the Sunday bird gallery. Thank you to all the wonderful photographers and WSB!

    • WS Neighbor February 25, 2024 (8:34 pm)

      I completely agree….. Love seeing the photos of birds and you telling us the names.  It’s simply amazing!  

  • Melissa February 25, 2024 (6:57 pm)

    Thank you so much for the image of the Townsend’s warbler! One just landed by my head in the front yard and took my breath away. Thanks for the id.

  • Karen February 25, 2024 (10:05 pm)

    👏🏼👏🏼 thank you!

  • Susan February 25, 2024 (10:47 pm)

    Love the backlit “skirt” on the Townsend’s Warbler!

  • Why February 26, 2024 (12:32 pm)

    WOW! Gorgeous shots! Thanks to the photographers!

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