Category Archives: birds

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #123 ~ Found In the Neighborhood ~

Looking out across 24 acres of dune-meadow-wetland, I am greeted by banks of clouds billowing in from the Pacific Ocean. Shorebirds were migrating through last week. Several hundred sanderling, plovers and sandpipers, feasted and rested at ebb tide Friday, November … Continue reading

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~ 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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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Maybe Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch ~

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~ Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Patterns in Nature ~

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

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 119: My Hideaway ~

Leya has invited us to show our favorite hideaway this week. As it happens, I have two special places to relax, write, read and think. When we’re home in Vancouver during the summertime, my hideaway is under a bower near … 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 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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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge 115 ~ Inspiration ~

Ā  Inspiration from within ~ a fire that animates spirit to express sensationsĀ  thoughts emotions. Ā Informed by life Ā music, poetry, stories paintings, drawings, photography, dance motion colorĀ  light trees, flowers, birds snails, butterflies, bears running rivers, tranquil lakesĀ  surging oceans … Continue reading

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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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