Category Archives: birds

~ Ruddy Turnstone ~

In response to my end-of year favorites post, Steve Morey of theoutershores blog, wondered what the Ruddy Turnstone I featured might be eating. Since I had were a few more nice snaps of the bird, here is a gallery. “Ruddy … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #77: Best in Show 2019 ~

Birds are clearly the stars in my 2019 roundup of favorite photos. To me, these captures reveal the grace, beauty, power and stunning adaptability of our avian co-creatures. Brown Pelicans rest in the surf on their way north in early … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Snowy Plover & Sanderling ~

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~ Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: White ~

Black-bellied Plovers & seafoam. Fungus on wood. White Tulips & Chardonnay Pearls. Tiny Snowman on Starbucks outside table. Our Star called Sun.

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #72: Waiting ~

“…I am waiting for a rebirth of wonder…” “…and I am waiting for the American Eagle to really spread its wings and straighten up and fly right…” “…and I am waiting for forests and animals to reclaim the earth as theirs…” “…and I am waiting for … Continue reading

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~ Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Blue ~

“Blue is the only color which maintains its own character in all its tones…it will always stay blue.”  Raoul Dufy “I never get tired of the blue sky.”  Vincent Van Gogh Blue symbolizes trust, loyalty and confidence. “Let the blue … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #69: Seeing Double ~

“Have you heard the news ~ the world goes on by twos.” 🐾 I love spiderwebs dripping with dew. These two on either side of a provocatively stained post, are my nod to Halloween.   Two young Black-Tail bucks grazed in … Continue reading

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