BirdWeb: Seattle Audubon's Guide to the Birds of Washington State
Bird of the Week
Want to catch a glimpse of the distinctive iridescent purple head contrasted by a white crescent shaped eye patch of the male Barrow's Goldeneye? Or the head pumping, wing flapping winter courting behavior as this handsome guy works to find a mate?
Birding Site of the Week
An early morning visit to this wetland can yield a healthy list of species: Virginia Rails and five species of swallows in the cattail marsh; Barrow's Goldeneyes and Wood Ducks in the open water; and Cassin's Finches, White-breasted Nuthatches, and Red Crossbills in the adjacent ponderosa pine forest.