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
Located just south of the Canadian border, this sheltered bay is framed by Blaine to the east and Semiahmoo Spit to the west, and is one of the premier winter birding sites in Washington. Expect to find three loon species, four or five grebe species, and a staggering number of waterfowl including scoters, goldeneyes, and Harlequin and Long-tailed Ducks.