MALHEUR LIVES: Nature’s Inevitable Renewal

Sunset at Malheur. By Steve Shunk

Post updated Feb 12, 2016 I visited Malheur recently with again friends. The Silvies flood plain was sleeping under a thick white blanket of snow, and the Rough-legged Hawks were out in force. The giant bluebird sky glowed brightly over Oregon's Great Basin desert. The 10,000-foot high, 35-mile long Steens Mountain holds the magical key to the spring runoff… Read more »

Alberta

Read more »

Alaska

Horned Puffins at Alaska Maritime NWR /USFWS

Read more »

Four Birding Hotspots in North-central Washington

Snow Bunting © John Puschock.

Is the Pacific NW on your bucket list yet? With Great Gray and Snowy Owls, buntings, larks, and crossbills, it should be. Guest writer John Puschock gives advice for tackling the four main birding areas in north-central Washington: Waterville Plateau, Cameron Lake Road, Okanogan Highlands, and Conconully.