Category Archives: birds

~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #18: Blending In – Standing Out ~

  When I last was at Long Beach, bird migration was well underway. I’d forgotten to pack my Panasonic Lumix, so the photos in this post are from my iPhone 8.¬†Though I could not get clear photographs of the birds, … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #15: Changing ~ Changeable ~ Bald Eagle ~

~ A Five Year Odyssey to Maturity ~ When I first saw this beauty, I thought it might be a Golden Eagle. After checking with eBird (Cornell Lab of Ornithology), I learned it was a one year old Bald Eagle. … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge: #13 Look Up ~

When I start to feel down, I tell myself to look up and find light coming through those clouds, and to remember the ancient adage: “And this, too, shall pass away.” In spring, a bright blue sky glimpsed through fresh … Continue reading

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~ Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Mirror images or reflections ~

Reflections and mirror images abound in nature, though taking out color makes this challenge more tricky!¬† Jello paused just long enough for me to snap this shot with her reflection and shadow in the receding tide at Long Beach, WA. … Continue reading

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~ Birdie Breakfast Buffet ~

Out my kitchen window this morning, a flurry of feathered activity sent me running for my iPhone.

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~ Feeding Fledgling Flicker ~

This morning I was treated to a close-up view of a Northern (Red-Shafted) Flicker bringing it’s fledgling in for some easy grub from my suet feeder.   There are other fledglings being introduced to the deck feeding stations, and the … Continue reading

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