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
Marymoor Park is a 640-acre oasis on the east side of the heavily developed greater Seattle area. The park offers great birdwatching opportunities year-round. In winter, look for Cackling Geese, a wide variety of ducks, Mew and other Gulls, Wilson's Snipes, Sharp-shinned and Cooper's Hawks, Northern Shrikes, and Fox, Lincoln's, White-throated, and Golden-crowned Sparrows.