Spring migration delivered some excitement this month with two groups of Townsend’s Solitaires showing up in north Vashon yards. These birds are rare migrants on Vashon and usually make very brief visits.
Every spring, 4th graders at Chautauqua take a deep dive into the study of Vashon birds. A longstanding focus of Vashon Island School District’s science curriculum, the 4th grade birding unit brings together teachers and community
The seals are barking and morning is a long ways off. They started about the same time the cover band next door stopped playing Jimi Hendrix ‘Changes” followed by Average White Band’s “Play that Funky Music White Boy”
Since the Southern Residents left us in January, Vashon-Maury waters have been drearily devoid of tall dorsal fins. That changed on April 4, when ten or more Transient killer whales blazed down the Sound from Edmonds. In East Passage, NOAA researchers clocked one male in the group