The Seattle BirdCam operates every day during US Pacific timezone daylight hours (GMT - 8 hours). 

Sunday, April 29, 2007

The Tree Swallows have arrived!

... and the Oregon Juncoes have left for the summer.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

The Homeless Egg

I felt bad enough after disturbing the Chickadee nest last week, but a few days later we found this Chickadee egg on the ground a few feet from where the nest had been. Mea culpa! Mea maxima culpa!

Tuesday, April 10, 2007


On Easter Sunday I was cleaning off my front deck when I noticed a bunch of dead leaves, twigs, and other litter hanging out of the zipped-open tool pouch hanging from the seat of my bicycle.

Annoyed, I brought over the garbage can and began pulling the trash out. At the bottom of the trash, I was surprised to find a newly-built nest! Here's a picture of the nest and the tool pouch it was in.

Based on its size, and the materials used (small twigs, hair, moss, insect cocoons, and feathers), I think it was a Chickadee's nest.

Feeling guilty about ruining it, I put up a birdhouse a few feet away.

Thursday, April 05, 2007

Song Sparrow Singing

This Song Sparrow sings two of his songs today near the SeattleBirdCam.