Ron Hanko's photos with the washington

Fox Sparrow

Fox Sparrow
This Fox Sparrow was doing exactly what they are described as doing - sending up a spray of leaf litter while kicking around in search of food. He was photographed in Washington Park near Anacortes, Washington.
Added on September  6, 2018

Fox Sparrow

Fox Sparrow
Sitting on a bench along the loop in Washington Park, Anacortes, I watched a number of Fox Sparrows and Towhees foraging for food. This sparrow decided he was going to watch me.
Added on September  6, 2018

Fox Sparrow

Fox Sparrow
This Fox Sparrow shows some of the variation common in the species. It is much lighter and more gray in color than many of the sparrows we see. It was photographed in Washington Park near Anacortes, Washington.
Added on September  6, 2018

Fox Sparrow

Fox Sparrow
This is as Fox Sparrow, a highly variable species and the only species in the genus Passerella. It is one of the larger Sparrows and very handsome, in my opinion. This Sparrow was photographed in Washington Park near Anacortes, Washington.
Added on September  6, 2018

Spotted Towhee

Spotted Towhee
This is a Spotted Towhee photographed in Washington Park in Anacortes, Washington.
Added on September  5, 2018

Spotted Towhee

Spotted Towhee
Taken in Washington Park near Anacortes, Washington, this is the Spotted Towhee. I sat for an hour and watched some of them and some Fox Sparrows one morning while in the park.
Added on September  5, 2018

Spotted Towhee

Spotted Towhee
This is the Spotted Towhee, now separated from the eastern Towhee, both once known together as the Rufous-sided Towhee.
Added on September  5, 2018

Spotted Towhee

Spotted Towhee
I learned this bird as the Rufous-sided Towhee, but the western variety of the species is now known as the Spotted Towhee. He (or she) was photographed in Washington Park near Anacortes, Washington.
Added on September  5, 2018

Harlequin Duck

Harlequin Duck
Another photo of a male Harlequin Duck photographed at Rosario beach in Deception Pass State Park, Washington.
Added on September  4, 2018

Harlequin Duck

Harlequin Duck
Added on September  4, 2018