Scene in Edmonds: Eagle eyes on the nest, part 3

Bernie Busch provided more follow-up photos of the Woodway eagles and their two eaglets that he is observing. One of the fledging “is about to take flight any day now,” Busch said. “It is out of the nest and negotiating around the branches near its nest. The sibling is less adventurous but has also been…

Scene in Edmonds: Fishing for a snack

Great Blue Herons move slowly and frequently, standing like a statue while stalking prey, photographer Dave Govan notes. A heron strike is lightning fast, using its dagger-like beak. Blue Herons will eat almost anything they can catch and manage to swallow. This heron is feeding on what look like small flounders. Its accuracy is amazing —…

Scene in Edmonds: I spy a comet

More photos of the NEOWISE comet — this time from Bill Ray — as it continues to be visible over Edmonds. “Over the next couple clear nights, the comet may still be visible around 11 p.m.,” Ray says. “Look towards Whidbey, about 30 degrees west of north a dozen degrees above the horizon. I’d recommend the Sunset…

Scene in Edmonds: Socially distanced volunteers bring floral beauty to downtown

In these dire COVID-crisis times, a group of five volunteers from Edmonds in Bloom and the Edmonds Floretum Garden Club gathered Thursday morning to pool their energies and skills and add a dash of brightness, color and cheer to corner gardens at Fourth and Dayton. Organized by the Edmonds Park Department and spearheaded by City…

Scene in Edmonds: In flight

Cordell Hauglie photographed these eagles over the beach just off Sunset Avenue about 6 a.m. Wednesday morning.

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…