Category Archives: Birding

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #108 ~ Sanctuary ~

Over the course of 35 years nurturing the flora of my back yard, it has become a bird sanctuary. Tall trees, medium shrubs and ground cover provide safe haven for Black-capped and Chestnut-backed Chickadees, Bushtits, Oregon Junco, Spotted Towhee, Bewick … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Brown Pelicans and Friends ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.šŸ¾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Northern Red-shafted Flicker ~

  Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters.šŸ¾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #105: Spring ~

  When threat of frost is almost past, as hydrangea leaves sprout and daffodil blossoms swell within their green sheaths, a new year begins. With fresh life emerging, I creep out of winter’s cave to embrace being once again. wind-stirred … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #104: Summer ~

  Hydrangea blossoms Ā  Ā  Ā shades of blue velvet richness mood indigo ~ From rich vibrant tones to soft pastel hues, Hydrangea are one of my favorite summer show-stoppers! Birds, are everywhere in my summer gardens. They keep the grounds … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters. šŸ¾

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~Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #103: Surprise ~

  Sometimes I take a photo, like the one below, of a subject (Bufflehead duck) and I’m disappointed when the featured subject is unclear. Then, when I look at the same photograph as a composition, I am pleasantly surprised! ~~~ … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 102: A Quiet Moment ~

Quiet moments for me happen when what I see is in harmony with itself and fills me with a sense of internal peace. Being a true introvert, I relax when I have the opportunity to quiet my brain and focus … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Downy Fledgling ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters. šŸ¾  

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

(All photos taken with iPhone) Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor as we navigate uncharted waters. šŸ¾

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