An eagle at crew practice? A reader stumbled on the wild scene in Laurelhurst

Photographer: Richard Birmingham Photo taken: Oct. 12, 2019, in Laurelhurst Photographer’s description: "Early-morning crew team on the lake between the Laurelhurst Beach Club and Webster Point. This photo was made from a house deck. The camera used was a Nikon 810 with a 200-500 zoom lens." Critique: "What struck me about this photo was the nice juxtaposition of the bald...

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Monday, Sept. 16, 2019    Lines Only   LO    A Barred Owl sits on a downed tree roots above the pond at the Woodland Garden in the Washington Park Arboretum looking for prey.  Known also by the name, Hoot Owl, Barred Owl’s are native to the northern east coast but have expanded there territory to the west coast including Washington State.  211501

Ruling the roost

A barred owl, also called a hoot owl, draws curious onlookers Monday as it perches in the the Woodland Garden in the Washington Park Arboretum.