Category Archives: birds

~ 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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~ Beach Walk Sights ~ WPC: Liquid ~

Weather and tide shape the landscape of every walk I take along the beach. Birds, folks, critters and flotsam observed along the way add context and generate questions about the ever-changing scene. Over the past year my understanding and appreciation … Continue reading

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~ Along The Marsh Trail ~

There isn’t nearly as much marsh in front of The Breakers at Long Beach, WA – USA this year as last, and what remains is shrinking to meadow daily. Still, Mallards are raising their chicks in what water there is! … Continue reading

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~ WPC: Smile ~

When I walk the trails between The Breakers and the Pacific Ocean, I am filled with a sense of wonder and discovery. There is always something different or new to hear and see. Like this bird perched on top of … Continue reading

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~ Rising Crow ~ WPC: Sunrise – Sunset ~

If you browse my WordPress site you will find many lovely sunset photos taken at Beach Haven, Orcas Island, WA – USA.   However, in this challenge I’ve decided to opt for a subtle sunrise shot taken on a morning … Continue reading

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