Birds of the Duwamish Event

Have you been interested in giving birding a try or learning more about local birds? On Saturday, June 1st a free event will be hosted at the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center in partnership with Seattle Parks & Rec.

There is an early birding session at 9:45 am. The main program runs from 11 am to 1 pm. An after program birding session starts at 1:15 pm.

The poster below contains all the details available at this time.


Winter Wasn’t Done With Us Yet


I’m currently on vacation, so was slow in getting this post put together. Slow in transferring the photos from my camera SD card, slow in writing the post, slow in prepping it for posting. But vacations are for taking things slow, so I don’t apologize.

I arrived at my mom’s house in La Conner (about an hour north of Seattle) on Sunday, March 3rd. She and my stepdad are currently gallivanting around on a two month vacation. I’m borrowing their home for a vacation getaway for myself, while also making sure the house plants are watered and the neighborhood birdies and squirrels continue to be fed.

Last Wednesday, Mother Nature decided to demonstrate she was not yet ready to release her winter grip on us. I was talking on the phone with my mom at around 11 AM when I glanced out the den window and was shocked to see a furious flurry of fluffy flakes falling. I interrupted my mom by blurting into the phone, “It’s snowing!”

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