Outdoors

TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014


Two-day-old bald eagle chicks active in nest

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- "I love the little wings and the open mouth," says Spokane Valley pastor and photographer Craig Goodwin, back from a North Idaho birding adventure. "The eaglets are ...

FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014


THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014

MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014

MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014

Photo: Owls blend into the woodwork

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- You say you've never seen a Western screech owl in the wild? No wonder, says Montana outdoor photographer Jaime Johnson.


MONDAY, FEB. 3, 2014

TUESDAY, JAN. 28, 2014

How to deal with a wild turkey attack

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- A hospital medical staff had a hoot overlooking this UPS driver's recent ordeal with a menacing wild turkey tom in Minnesota.  Note to self: When sending important packages ...

FRIDAY, JAN. 17, 2014

Dead hawk owl to live on in WSU collection

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- The northern hawk owl that thrilled hundreds of birders as it ranged south to hang out around Moscow this winter was killed in a vehicle collision Thursday ...

THURSDAY, JAN. 9, 2014

TUESDAY, JAN. 7, 2014

Poor visibility postpones CdA eagle survey

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- The weekly survey of bald eagles gathering at Lake Coeur d'Alene was postponed today because of poor visibility caused by the incoming storm. Carrie Hugo, BLM wildlife biologists, ...


Video: See birder bag Big Year record, 750 species

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- 2013 wasn't just a big year, it was the biggest year in the community of hard-corder birders. The video (above) features Neil Hayward on Dec. 28, 2013, as he entered the birding ...

MONDAY, JAN. 6, 2014

Rare visitor looks like owl, eats like hawk

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- The hawk owl that's been luring birders to the Moscow, Idaho, area for more than a month continues to deliver for photographers eager to document a rare ...

THURSDAY, JAN. 2, 2014

THURSDAY, DEC. 26, 2013

THURSDAY, DEC. 19, 2013

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 18, 2013

Eagle count soars to 129 at Lake CdA

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- The annual bald eagle gathering at Lake Coeur d'Alene continues to grow, with plenty of birds for viewing as "eagle ambassadors" gear up for the annual Eagle Watch ...

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 11, 2013

TUESDAY, DEC. 10, 2013


Warm up your bird ID before Christmas Bird Count

WILDLIFE WATCHING -- Can you ID these two birds?  If not, you may want to attend one of the Audubon Society programs tonight and Wednesday on identifying wintering birds. Washington Department ...

Rich Landers

Rich Landers’ Outdoors blog


Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

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