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Red-throated Loon

Red-throated Loon 

This bird was sighted off the spit at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, near Sequim, WA.

surf Scoter

Surf Scoter 

A male Surf Scoter, spotted at the marina near Damon Point, Ocean Shores, WA in March of 2003.

Black-footed Albatross

Black-footed Albatross 

One of several albatross sighted on a pelagic birding tour out of Westport, WA during September of 1999.

Northern Fulmar

Northern Fulmar 

A dark-phase Northern Fulmar sighted on a pelagic birding tour out of Westport, WA during September of 1999.

Northern Fulmar

Northern Fulmar 

A light-phase Northern Fulmar sighted on a pelagic birding tour out of Westport, WA during September of 1999.

Short-tailed Shearwater

Short-tailed Shearwater 

The only one of this species that we sighted on the pelagic birding tour.

Humpback Whale

Humpback Whale 

One of a pair of whales spotted during the pelagic birding tour out of Westport. A pod of Dall's Porpoise joined them in approaching our boat very close!

Humpback Whale

Humpback Whale 

The same whale, a moment before...

Humpback Whale

Humpback Whale  

Both humpbacks, showing off for us.

Sea Otter

Sea Otter  

We spotted this otter dragging this odd fish around off the west coast of San Juan Island in October of 2001.

Brant

Brant  

Some Brant geese, feeding in the bay at Deltaport, BC during January of 2002.

Pelagic Cormorant

Pelagic Cormorant  

This cormorant was also sighted in the bay at Deltaport, BC during January of 2002.

Red-breasted Merganser

Red-breasted Merganser  

This male merganser was one of several also sighted in the bay at Deltaport, BC during January of 2002.

Red-necked Grebe

Red-necked Grebe  

This winter plumaged bird is another of the many species sighted in the bay at Deltaport, BC during January of 2002.

Western Grebe

Western Grebe  

Another of the many species sighted in the bay at Deltaport, BC during January of 2002.

Horned Grebe

Horned Grebe  

A common grebe in saltwater, this one, in winter plumage, was photographed off the south end of Whidbey Island, WA.

Common Loon

Common Loon  

A winter plumaged loon, sighted in the bay at Deltaport, BC during January of 2002.

Common Murre

Common Murre 

This bird was spotted off the beach at Fort Worden State Park, near Port Townsend, WA, in August of 1997.

Barrow's Goldeneye

Barrow's Goldeneye 

These small ducks can be found in marinas, such as this male spotted at Des Moines Marina, south of Seattle, WA in fall of 2000.

Pigeon Guillemot

Pigeon Guillemot 

This guillemot was sighted at Cape Flattery near Neah Bay, WA in June of 2002.

Tufted Puffin

Tufted Puffin 

This puffin was also sighted at Cape Flattery in early June of 2002.

Harlequin Duck

Harlequin Duck 

This male was photographed off the west coast of Whidbey Island, WA in fall of 2001.

Double-crested Cormorant

Double-crested Cormorant  

A common bird both in lakes and near the ocean. This one was photographed at a small park in Kirkland, WA.


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Christine Vadai
Kirkland, WA
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