Tag Archives: Lake Ballinger


Cedar Waxwing and Berries

I have been trying to find a cooperative Cedar Waxwing to photograph for several years.  They have amazing colors and an almost sinister looking black mask. In the past, when I have found Cedar Waxwings […]


More Mergansers

A few more shots of a male and a female Hooded Merganser at Lake Ballinger Park in Mountlake Terrace, Washington. These have got to be the most hip looking members of the “Anatidae” family of […]


Hooded Mergansers

I didn’t realize that there were so many different kinds of ducks until I became interested in bird photography. Of all the varieties of ducks, one of my favorites is the Hooded Merganser. Recently I […]


Birding at Lake Ballinger Park

I recently found an interesting new birding destination near Seattle.  Ballinger Lake Golf Course in Mountlake Terrace, Washington recently went out of business, and the city of Mountlake Terrace has turned it into a passive […]