Scene in Edmonds: Comet, as viewed from Sunset Avenue

From Sherman Page, the NEOWISE comet as seen from Sunset Avenue North Monday night and from his deck Tuesday morning. Regarding the Monday night photo, Page says: “There were 30-40 people spread out along Sunset looking at and photographing the comet Monday evening. Tonight (Tuesday) and tomorrow (Wednesday) are forecast to be clear and would…

Scene in Edmonds: Early-morning comet

Sherman Page took these photos of Comet C/2020 F3 over Edmonds at 4 a.m. Saturday morning. “It is faint to the eye,” he says. “It looks good in binoculars.” In a couple of days, he says, the comet will be visible one to two hours after sunset in the Northwest, making it easier to view without…

Scene in Edmonds: Eagle eyes on the nest, part 2

Bernie Busch provided some follow-up photos of the Woodway eagles and their two eaglets that he is observing. Photo one in the gallery shows the two fledglings together on July 6. In photo two, a parent is delivering dinner July 10 and in photo three, the dinner is well received. “I don’t think they have…

Virtual birdwatching: Northern Flicker

Danene Warnock describes herself as “a birder, a native plant advocate and all-around general nature geek.” She submitted these photos of a female Northern Flicker sitting in one of her Evergreen Huckleberry (Vaccinium ovatum) bushes in Edmonds. “These attractive evergreen shrubs produce flowers starting in late winter/early spring, and an abundance of tart but tasty…