Quiet
Quiet

A quiet evening at the bay.

Beaver Peek
Beaver Peek

A North American beaver (Castor canadensis) checking out its surroundings while swimming through water lillies.

Reach out
Reach out

A North American beaver (Castor canadensis) reaching out to grab fresh juicy greens that the spring season has to offer.

Lillypad
Lillypad

A colorful lilly pad from the bay.

Lilly mat
Lilly mat

Water lilly pads forming a carpet over the lake, as seen from the sky.

Forage in light
Forage in light

A Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps), swimming in the water, protected by water lillies.

Invader
Invader

An American bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana), an invasive species native to Eastern United States, floating near the north boardwalk.

Bubbles
Bubbles

A Mallard duckling (Anas platyrhynchos) playing in the water.

Dip
Dip

A North American River Otter (Lontra canadensis) about to take a dip in the water.

Slider
Slider

A Red-eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans), an invasive species, resting on a log surrounded by young lilly pads.

Basking in spring
Basking in spring

A Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) basking in the evening sun, as the baby leaves on tree shows the first signs of spring.

Hangout
Hangout

A pair of Wood Ducks (Aix sponsa) hanging out with a pair of Red-eared Slider turtles (Trachemys scripta elegans).

Stretch it
Stretch it

A male Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) stretching out in the evening light.

Mirrored
Mirrored

A male Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) swimming in its own reflection, showing off its vibrant plumage.

Showing off
Showing off

A male Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna) in full on display mode to attract a mate.

Humming around
Humming around

An Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna) in flight, moving from flower to flower in search of nectar.

Nesting Mother
Nesting Mother

A female Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna) in her nest made up of lichen, hair, fur and spider webs.

Blue eye
Blue eye

A double crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) showing of his double crest of stringy black feathers, hoping to attract a mate.

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Gobbler
Gobbler

A Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) swallowing a catfish whole. 

Pearl drops
Pearl drops

A female Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) during her daily cleaning routine, splashing water all over her plumage.

Take off
Take off

A male Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) taking off into flight from duck weed stems.

Playtime
Playtime

Mallard ducklings (Anas platyrhynchos) playing with each other while taking a bath.

Itchy
Itchy

A Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) scratching its head with its foot.

Done for today
Done for today

A North American beaver (Castor canadensis)heading back from his evening rounds.

Fall hues
Fall hues

Juanita Bay in late fall.

Bird Lunch
Bird Lunch

A Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) flying off with the remains of a Bufflehead Duck. 

Stalker
Stalker

A Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) hunting alongside the grassy banks of the bay.

Red winged
Red winged

Portrait of a male Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus).

Splashy reflections
Splashy reflections

A pristine looking Trumpeter swan (Cygnus buccinator) taking an evening shower at Lake Washington.

Reunion
Reunion

A bevy of Trumpeter Swans (Cygnus buccinator), basking in the glorious sunshine.

Eye on you
Eye on you

A Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) with its nictitating mebrane sliding over the eye.

Line up
Line up

A line of American Coots (Fulica americana)  resting on a floating log.

Stretch
Stretch

A male Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) flapping its wings as it stretches them out surrounded by fiery reflections.

Take off
Take off

A pair of Trumpeter Swans(Cygnus buccinator) taking off into the breeze. 

Winter at the Bay
Winter at the Bay

Winter light illuminating the south boardwalk at Juanita bay as waterfowl swim in the foreground.

Rest
Rest

A pair of The North American River Otters (Lontra canadensis) resting on a log on an early winter morning.

Red Neck
Red Neck

A Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps), bathing in the warm evening light and cool colors of the lake.

Brilliant green
Brilliant green

Portrait of a Mallard Duck (Anas platyrhynchos) .

Still here
Still here

Drifting wood from fallen branches.

Elegant
Elegant

A Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) in an elegantly posed moment.

Fresh Catch
Fresh Catch

A Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) flying in with a freshly caught carp.

Red tailed flight
Red tailed flight

A Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) in flight.

Surfaced
Surfaced

A male Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola)  showing off its iridescent feathers.

Water runners
Water runners

A pair of Pied-billed Grebes (Podilymbus podiceps), running across the water.

Formation
Formation

Trumpeter swans (Cygnus buccinator) in flight formation.

Incoming
Incoming

Trumpeter swans (Cygnus buccinator) flying in as excited onlookers watch on.

The Bay
The Bay

A bird’s eye view of Junaita Bay.

Quiet
Beaver Peek
Reach out
Lillypad
Lilly mat
Forage in light
Invader
Bubbles
Dip
Slider
Basking in spring
Hangout
Stretch it
Mirrored
Showing off
Humming around
Nesting Mother
Blue eye
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Gobbler
Pearl drops
Take off
Playtime
Itchy
Done for today
Fall hues
Bird Lunch
Stalker
Red winged
Splashy reflections
Reunion
Eye on you
Line up
Stretch
Take off
Winter at the Bay
Rest
Red Neck
Brilliant green
Still here
Elegant
Fresh Catch
Red tailed flight
Surfaced
Water runners
Formation
Incoming
The Bay
Quiet

A quiet evening at the bay.

Beaver Peek

A North American beaver (Castor canadensis) checking out its surroundings while swimming through water lillies.

Reach out

A North American beaver (Castor canadensis) reaching out to grab fresh juicy greens that the spring season has to offer.

Lillypad

A colorful lilly pad from the bay.

Lilly mat

Water lilly pads forming a carpet over the lake, as seen from the sky.

Forage in light

A Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps), swimming in the water, protected by water lillies.

Invader

An American bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana), an invasive species native to Eastern United States, floating near the north boardwalk.

Bubbles

A Mallard duckling (Anas platyrhynchos) playing in the water.

Dip

A North American River Otter (Lontra canadensis) about to take a dip in the water.

Slider

A Red-eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans), an invasive species, resting on a log surrounded by young lilly pads.

Basking in spring

A Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) basking in the evening sun, as the baby leaves on tree shows the first signs of spring.

Hangout

A pair of Wood Ducks (Aix sponsa) hanging out with a pair of Red-eared Slider turtles (Trachemys scripta elegans).

Stretch it

A male Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) stretching out in the evening light.

Mirrored

A male Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) swimming in its own reflection, showing off its vibrant plumage.

Showing off

A male Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna) in full on display mode to attract a mate.

Humming around

An Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna) in flight, moving from flower to flower in search of nectar.

Nesting Mother

A female Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna) in her nest made up of lichen, hair, fur and spider webs.

Blue eye

A double crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) showing of his double crest of stringy black feathers, hoping to attract a mate.

Gobbler

A Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) swallowing a catfish whole. 

Pearl drops

A female Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) during her daily cleaning routine, splashing water all over her plumage.

Take off

A male Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) taking off into flight from duck weed stems.

Playtime

Mallard ducklings (Anas platyrhynchos) playing with each other while taking a bath.

Itchy

A Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) scratching its head with its foot.

Done for today

A North American beaver (Castor canadensis)heading back from his evening rounds.

Fall hues

Juanita Bay in late fall.

Bird Lunch

A Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) flying off with the remains of a Bufflehead Duck. 

Stalker

A Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) hunting alongside the grassy banks of the bay.

Red winged

Portrait of a male Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus).

Splashy reflections

A pristine looking Trumpeter swan (Cygnus buccinator) taking an evening shower at Lake Washington.

Reunion

A bevy of Trumpeter Swans (Cygnus buccinator), basking in the glorious sunshine.

Eye on you

A Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) with its nictitating mebrane sliding over the eye.

Line up

A line of American Coots (Fulica americana)  resting on a floating log.

Stretch

A male Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) flapping its wings as it stretches them out surrounded by fiery reflections.

Take off

A pair of Trumpeter Swans(Cygnus buccinator) taking off into the breeze. 

Winter at the Bay

Winter light illuminating the south boardwalk at Juanita bay as waterfowl swim in the foreground.

Rest

A pair of The North American River Otters (Lontra canadensis) resting on a log on an early winter morning.

Red Neck

A Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps), bathing in the warm evening light and cool colors of the lake.

Brilliant green

Portrait of a Mallard Duck (Anas platyrhynchos) .

Still here

Drifting wood from fallen branches.

Elegant

A Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) in an elegantly posed moment.

Fresh Catch

A Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) flying in with a freshly caught carp.

Red tailed flight

A Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) in flight.

Surfaced

A male Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola)  showing off its iridescent feathers.

Water runners

A pair of Pied-billed Grebes (Podilymbus podiceps), running across the water.

Formation

Trumpeter swans (Cygnus buccinator) in flight formation.

Incoming

Trumpeter swans (Cygnus buccinator) flying in as excited onlookers watch on.

The Bay

A bird’s eye view of Junaita Bay.

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