wildlife Section

PHOTO: Burien vigilante group drives out intruder

PHOTO: Burien vigilante group drives out intruder

Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes this amazing photo of what he says is a ‘Burien Vigilante Group driving out an Intruder’ (click image to see larger version): “An Eagle in the Three... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Collage of a Local Coyote Pup

PHOTOS: Collage of a Local Coyote Pup

BTB Contributor Brett Fish sent us this great collage of a Coyote he spotted recently, obviously from a very close distance: “This coyote pup is a regular visitor doing the daily maintenance of... [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: Coyote Spotted In Boy Scout’s Burien Backyard

PHOTO: Coyote Spotted In Boy Scout’s Burien Backyard

BTB Reader (and Boy Scout) Jared Daniel Sharp sent us the following photo on Wednesday morning (April 20th), showing a coyote traipsing through the backyard of his home, located near Highline Medical Center: Jared... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Unusual Animal Spotted In Burien’s 3 Tree Point Neighborhood

PHOTOS: Unusual Animal Spotted In Burien’s 3 Tree Point Neighborhood

Three Tree Point Naturalist Fred Feiertag sent us the following photos, of some interesting wildlife he spotted in his neighborhood Friday morning (April 1st). Previously, residents of the area have spotted... [Read more]

“CSI:Highline” (Community Salmon Investigation) Training Starts Oct. 7th

“CSI:Highline” (Community Salmon Investigation) Training Starts Oct. 7th

Dennis Clark, Miller/Walker Creek Basin Steward, tells us that the Community Salmon Investigation for Highline – aka “CSI: Highline” – has garnered great interest from the Burien, Normandy Park,... [Read more]

Help "Out-Plant" Salmon Fry This Saturday In Miller Creek

Help "Out-Plant" Salmon Fry This Saturday In Miller Creek

Here’s a rare opportunity to have a real, unique yet very effective hands-on experience helping local wildlife – a salmon fry “out-planting” will be taking place this Saturday,... [Read more]

Why A Burien Sports Team Should Be Called The “Beavers”

Why A Burien Sports Team Should Be Called The “Beavers”

by Dennis Clark
Miller/Walker Creek Basin Steward

If Burien ever gets a semi-pro (or heck, why not Pro?) sports team, I think they should be called the Burien Beavers.

Burien is once again home to beavers, or at least one beaver. Last week, I received an e-mail from a neighbor of the Walker Wetland in Burien…

Burien Population Grows By 42,500! (fish, that is…)

Burien Population Grows By 42,500! (fish, that is…)

Last Saturday, the population of Burien grew by 42,500. You could be forgiven for missing your new neighbors because they’re only about an inch and a half long. They’re also covered in... [Read more]

VIDEO: Salmon Returning To Miller Creek

VIDEO: Salmon Returning To Miller Creek

The Port of Seattle posted a pretty cool video of salmon migrating up Miller Creek on its website devoted to the third runway, because it relates to the restoration of Miller Creek: “…part... [Read more]