Beaver Peek
Beaver Peek

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

Approching
Approching

A juvenile North American beaver (Castor canadensis) swimming very silently, with a mission to gorge on water lillies.

Spring greens
Spring greens

A North American beaver (Castor canadensis) wading though some fresh and tasty water lilly pads.

Dinner with mom
Dinner with mom

A baby and mom pair of North American beavers (Castor canadensis) munching on crunchy water lilly pads.

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.

Slider
Slider

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

Stretch
Stretch

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

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.

Hangout
Hangout

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

Humming around
Humming around

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

Showing off
Showing off

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

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Red winged
Red winged

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

Eye on you
Eye on you

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

Fresh Catch
Fresh Catch

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

Fresh Catch II
Fresh Catch II

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

Bird Lunch
Bird Lunch

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

Severed
Severed

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

Severed II
Severed II

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

Turn
Turn

A Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) taking a turn in flight.

Itchy
Itchy

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

Gobbler
Gobbler

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

Gobbler II
Gobbler II

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

Goggler
Goggler

A close up of a Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) with its translucent nictitating membrane moving over its eye.

Surveying
Surveying

An Osprey (andion haliaetus), gliding and surveying Lake Washington for fish.

Red tailed flight
Red tailed flight

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

Line up
Line up

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

Red Neck
Red Neck

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

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Pearl drops
Pearl drops

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

Surfaced
Surfaced

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

Playtime
Playtime

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

Glassed
Glassed

An American Coot (Fulica americana) splashing water all over its plumage.

Baby food
Baby food

A Pied-billed grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) chick swallowing a fish whole as the mother watches in the background.

Take off
Take off

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

Reunion
Reunion

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

Devoted
Devoted

A tender moment between two trumpeter swans (Cygnus buccinator).

Splashy reflections
Splashy reflections

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

Landing
Landing

A bevy of Trumpeter swans (Cygnus buccinator) landing at Juanita Bay

Formation
Formation

Trumpeter swans (Cygnus buccinator) in flight formation.

Beaver Peek
Approching
Spring greens
Dinner with mom
Forage in light
Invader
Bubbles
Slider
Stretch
Stretch it
Mirrored
Hangout
Humming around
Showing off
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Red winged
Eye on you
Fresh Catch
Fresh Catch II
Bird Lunch
Severed
Severed II
Turn
Itchy
Gobbler
Gobbler II
Goggler
Surveying
Red tailed flight
Line up
Red Neck
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DSC_7218.jpg
Pearl drops
Surfaced
Playtime
Glassed
Baby food
Take off
Reunion
Devoted
Splashy reflections
Landing
Formation
Beaver Peek

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

Approching

A juvenile North American beaver (Castor canadensis) swimming very silently, with a mission to gorge on water lillies.

Spring greens

A North American beaver (Castor canadensis) wading though some fresh and tasty water lilly pads.

Dinner with mom

A baby and mom pair of North American beavers (Castor canadensis) munching on crunchy water lilly pads.

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.

Slider

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

Stretch

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

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.

Hangout

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

Humming around

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

Showing off

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

Red winged

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

Eye on you

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

Fresh Catch

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

Fresh Catch II

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

Bird Lunch

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

Severed

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

Severed II

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

Turn

A Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) taking a turn in flight.

Itchy

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

Gobbler

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

Gobbler II

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

Goggler

A close up of a Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) with its translucent nictitating membrane moving over its eye.

Surveying

An Osprey (andion haliaetus), gliding and surveying Lake Washington for fish.

Red tailed flight

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

Line up

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

Red Neck

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

Pearl drops

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

Surfaced

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

Playtime

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

Glassed

An American Coot (Fulica americana) splashing water all over its plumage.

Baby food

A Pied-billed grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) chick swallowing a fish whole as the mother watches in the background.

Take off

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

Reunion

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

Devoted

A tender moment between two trumpeter swans (Cygnus buccinator).

Splashy reflections

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

Landing

A bevy of Trumpeter swans (Cygnus buccinator) landing at Juanita Bay

Formation

Trumpeter swans (Cygnus buccinator) in flight formation.

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