bird Section

PHOTOS: Beautiful scenery at Burien’s Seahurst Park

PHOTOS: Beautiful scenery at Burien’s Seahurst Park

BTB Reader Elston Hill sent us these great photos, taken at Seahurst Park on Friday, Dec. 12, the day after the big windstorm (click images to see larger versions/slideshow): Two fishermen fishing at base... [Read more]

UPDATE: Gray female Cockatiel reunited with family!

UPDATE: Gray female Cockatiel reunited with family!

UPDATE: The found gray female Cockatiel bird has been reunited with its family! ” We found the birds family and she is home safe with them. She was missing and out in the wild for 3 1/2 weeks!” PREVIOUSLY: BTB... [Read more]

FOUND: Smaller green parrot found on Monday, July 1

FOUND: Smaller green parrot found on Monday, July 1

BTB Reader Lisa Brandmeier wants everyone to know that she found a smaller green parrot on Monday, July 1.   Lisa is asking the owners to contact her to prove the bird is theirs “by telling me what... [Read more]

UPDATE: Blue and gold Macaw ‘Maya’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE: Blue and gold Macaw ‘Maya’ has been FOUND!

UPDATE JUNE 20 11:30 a.m.: BTB Reader Jeanna Lee has been reunited with her blue and gold Macaw ‘Maya’! “THANK YOU SO MUCH for posting this on the blog!” she told us. “I received... [Read more]

Ready to ‘Tweet’? Burien Birdfest Coming to Dottie Harper Park Sunday, Feb. 17

Ready to ‘Tweet’? Burien Birdfest Coming to Dottie Harper Park Sunday, Feb. 17

It’s a ‘Tweet’ of a different nature – it’s the Burien Birdfest, and it’s coming to the Dottie Harper Building/Park on Sunday, Feb. 17, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. The event... [Read more]

FOUND: ‘Adorable Little Parakeet’ in Office Parking Lot in Burien

FOUND: ‘Adorable Little Parakeet’ in Office Parking Lot in Burien

The folks at Burien CARES Animal Control found this “adorable little parakeet” at an office parking lot at 142 SW 154th Street in Burien (map below): If you recognize this bird, please call... [Read more]

LOST: Scarlet Macaw, Last Seen Wed. Near Boeing Field, Flying South/SW

LOST: Scarlet Macaw, Last Seen Wed. Near Boeing Field, Flying South/SW

‘Rowdy,’ a scarlet Macaw last seen Wednesday, Aug. 29 around 11:30 a.m. flying in a south/southwest direction from the north end of Boeing Field, is missing. “Should you see this bird... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Osprey Nesting In Burien Cell Phone Tower Will ‘Take Your Caw Now’

PHOTOS: Osprey Nesting In Burien Cell Phone Tower Will ‘Take Your Caw Now’

We were first alerted to this by former BTBer Gina Bourdage, now with Discover Burien – a large Osprey (originally thought by many to be a bald eagle), has made its nest in a cell phone tower just behind... [Read more]

PHOTO: Seagull Lands On Transformer, Knocks Out Power, Dies

PHOTO: Seagull Lands On Transformer, Knocks Out Power, Dies

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following post contains a gruesome photo taken at the scene of a recent Burien crime. We suggest that this story not be shared with any Readers under the age of 18 16 13 10 7,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: “Big Bird” Spotted Near Lake Burien Identified – A Young Osprey!

PHOTOS: “Big Bird” Spotted Near Lake Burien Identified – A Young Osprey!

BTB Contributor Gregory Rehmke sent us these photos of what he thinks is a juvenile eagle osprey, spotted high in a tree near Lake Burien early Wednesday evening around 7pm (May 26). UPDATE: Some Commenters... [Read more]

FOUND: Green Parrot Outside Realty West Properties Burien Office

FOUND: Green Parrot Outside Realty West Properties Burien Office

Our good friend Manuela Horn (aka Burien’s “Yodeling Dominatrix”) alerts us to the fact that her mother-in-law, Susie Watkins, found a small green parrot in the garden outside her office,... [Read more]

Reminder: Refill Your Bird Feeders During Winter Weather

Reminder: Refill Your Bird Feeders During Winter Weather

Here’s a reminder from BTB Reader Stephanie Breslin, who sent us the photo above – please refill your bird feeders during winter weather: This might be a good time to remind people to fill... [Read more]

Another Gorgeous B-Town Summer Day…

Another Gorgeous B-Town Summer Day…

Courtesy BTB Reader/Photog Gregory Rehmke comes this great photo taken at Lake Burien, with this note from Greg: I tried to get a shot with airplane, sailboat and control tower, and only when I saw the... [Read more]

Amazing Video Of A Chickadee Building His Nest

Amazing Video Of A Chickadee Building His Nest

Proof that, despite the recent soggy gloom, Spring is really here – amazing video of a male Chickadee building a nest by digging rotten wood out of an old alder stump near Eagle Landing Park: This... [Read more]

Enjoy The Irony Of An Eagle Taking Off At Eagle Landing Park

Enjoy The Irony Of An Eagle Taking Off At Eagle Landing Park

Courtesy 98166n comes this ironic video of a beautiful Bald Eagle taking off at B-Town’s Eagle Landing Park. Be sure to crank your speakers and listen closely for its “call” shortly after... [Read more]

Video Of Bald Eagle Hanging Out At Its Namesake Park

Video Of Bald Eagle Hanging Out At Its Namesake Park

Isn’t it cool that some of our neighbors are these amazingly majestic birds? This Bald Eagle was caught on tape by Youtube User 98166n at – you guessed it – Eagle Landing Park: View... [Read more]

Explicit Video Of One Of Your Neighbors Eating

Explicit Video Of One Of Your Neighbors Eating

Start your week off with this explicit, unedited video of one of your neighbors eating in public: [okay, so it’s actually video of a Pileated Woodpecker snacking at Eagle Park Landing in Burien]... [Read more]