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Mountain Birding

This week’s photo, taken August 17, 2014 in Mount Rainier National Park, WA, features an immature COOPER’S HAWK.

On Sunday, I’m one of 12 participants on a Seattle Audubon hike along the lower slopes of Mount Rainier. 240 more words

DNCB Outing Report No. 2014-33 to Reifel

Twenty-four DNCBers enjoyed another glorious Delta Wednesday morning at Reifel Bird Sanctuary. Hi-lites included: seeing our target bird Stilt Sandpipers and lots of inane chatter among an eclectic group of like-minded weirdoes.  774 more words


monsoon events and critters

Here are a couple fun wildlife and monsoon related photos and videos I’ve created from events from the last few days:

Gray fox, jack rabbit, javelina and white-tailed deer: 19 more words


Young Cooper's Hawks Fledging

After a month of living in a nest that measures roughly 7 ½ inches across and 3 inches deep, Cooper’s Hawk nestlings are more than ready to stretch their wings. 121 more words


A Juvenile Cooper's Hawk - If You Sit Still, They Will Come...And Pose

Sitting at my desk yesterday, I was dumbfounded to see a hawk flying straight at me, at eye level, just over the top of my computer. 347 more words


Why is it called a Cooper's Hawk?

I recently ventured up to the Sunrise area of Mount Rainier National Park on an overcast and drizzly day.   I was able to get within about fifty feet of this gorgeous Cooper’s Hawk (Accipiter cooper). 129 more words

Mount Rainier