Bird-Safe Seattle Week

Bird-Safe Seattle Week

Black-capped Chickadee | Mick Thompson | Eastside Audubon Birds are culturally, ecologically, and economically important to Seattle. That’s not just our opinion. It’s in the mayoral proclamation that sets October 2-8, 2022, as “Bird-Safe Seattle Week.”   We’re excited...
Queering Conservation

Queering Conservation

Ring-billed Gulls sometimes form female-female pairs during breeding season / ethan.gosnell2 via Wikimedia Commons Watch the discussion with Dr. Sandilands and Jasmine Maisonet! There is nothing is more queer than nature. “Queerness” is widespread among...
Celebrating and Conserving Migratory Birds

Celebrating and Conserving Migratory Birds

Rufous Hummingbird / Mick Thompson / Eastside Audubon May 8, 2021 is World Migratory Bird Day in the Americas. As someone whose movements more closely approximate those of a barnacle than a barn swallow, I am mystified by migratory birds. How do such small,...