Hummingbirds and Winter Weather

Hummingbirds and Winter Weather

Anna’s Hummingbird (photo by Kamriell Welty) At the Seattle Audubon Nature Shop we receive many calls a day about feeding hummingbirds during winter. The Anna’s Hummingbird has expanded its range in recent decades, and is present year-round in the Seattle area,...
Mass Waterfowl Casualties in Skagit Area

Mass Waterfowl Casualties in Skagit Area

Snow geese in Skagit Valley (photo by Glenn Nelson) More than 700 deceased birds, primarily juvenile snow geese, have been retrieved by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) in western Skagit County on and around Skagit Bay, as well as in northwestern...
Beyond Bird-Safe Seattle Week

Beyond Bird-Safe Seattle Week

QPOC Hikers met at Union Bay Natural Area for a Bird-Safe Seattle Week event / Wendy Walker The City of Seattle declared October 2-8, 2022, Bird-Safe Seattle Week. All week long, people who care about wild birds gathered in person and online to celebrate our feathered...
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...