Category Archives: Birding

~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~ Storm Surge ~

Friday morning, November 13: Evidence of a storm brewing. Big clouds stream from the south along our western horizon. Deposits of wave generated sea foam extend along the shoreline at ebb tide. Sunday, November 15. Yesterday and today, gale force … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #121: Focus on the Subject ~

For this week’s challenge I took an extended look back through my archives. Although one photo is a repeat, my goal was to provide fresh images. On our drive to Long Beach we cross over the John Day River at … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Beach Critters & Birds ~

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

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 117: A Photo Walk ~

It was overcast and gray when Jello and I took our morning walk the other day at Long Beach, Washington. Looking back at the berm where we leave the Discovery Trail and enter the beach, a rugged cross marks the … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 116 ~ Symmetry ~

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ American Crow ~

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

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~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~ Brown Pelicans Return ~

A colony of about 100 Brown Pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis) were gathered along the shoreline when Jello and I took our morning walk, September 14, 2020. What a joy to watch them flying above the waves, swimmingĀ in the splash and swash … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 114: Negative Spaces ~

I love wide open spaces. In photography the absence of distractions makes the subject POP, sometimes creating a sense of calm and peace, and other times providing space for visual drama. Juvenile Western Gull (Larus Occidentals) scavenges the shoreline, Long … 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 112 ~ Pick A Word ~

Ā  Comfortable Jello loves it when we are at our beach condo. This is her favorite spot to rest and relax after a romp through the dunes! Growing If you follow my blog, you know I am a bird lover. … Continue reading

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