Photos by Tag: towhee

November 14th, 2022

Berry tasty breakfast

A towhee snags a berry, Fidalgo Island shoreline.

June 17th, 2021

Feathered friends, Fidalgo neighbors

Hikes/walks provide exercise, relief from “incarceration” … and an opportunity to meet neighbors of the feathered variety. Some of these birds are more cooperative than others. The flicker is elusive, and the kill deer combines speed and camouflage to make things challenging. Always fun to come away with a photo or two.

May 29th, 2021

Birds and bunny, weekend off to a great start

What a wonderful morning! I kicked off Memorial Day Weekend with an early morning visit to the Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve near the state ferry terminal. Cooperative photo subjects included the familiar heron, hummingbird, loon and towhee, but I was also treated to rare sightings of a great egret (so far away!) and a skittish […]

March 4th, 2021

The eyes have it

Exciting back-to-back opportunities Wednesday and Thursday to photograph two of my favorite birds: the oystercatcher and the towhee. Something about those eyes…

March 4th, 2021

Bright-eyed bird

A walk on the Anacortes shoreline provided ample evidence that Spring is on the way. The number of Towhees scratching away for food has grown in recent days, affording me the opportunity to photograph one of my favorite birds.

June 12th, 2005

Spotted towhee

There was audible activity in the underbrush, and I finally discovered what I believed to be the source of the noise. This little guy, which bird watcher Robert Prins subsequently identified as a spotted towhee, was less than enthusiastic about my visit to his Cap Sante neighborhood. The towhee builds its nest near the ground, […]

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