Category Archives: birds

~ Some Favorite Cocky Birds ~ WPC: Cheeky ~

Cheeky? Brash? Brazen? Saucy? Cocky?   All of the above! Cheeky

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~ American Wigeon (?) ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge – Ridgefield, WA  USA

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~ A Week At Long Beach + WPC: Serene ~

Our morning didn’t start out serene — quite the opposite! Around 4:30 a wild call from outside aroused both Jello and me. “Loon?” — I wondered — “not at this time of day!”  Then the yips started — little barks … Continue reading

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~ Eagle Stroll ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

Long Beach, WA  USA

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~ Natural Sepia ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Glimmering Anna’s ~ WPC: Glow ~

What an inviting challenge this week!  Each synonym of glow conjures a different interpretation; shine, radiate, gleam, glimmer, flicker, flare; luminesce.   Anna’s Hummingbirds are year-round residents in my suburban sanctuary.  This one stayed still long enough for me to … Continue reading

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~ Sandhill Cranes ~ WPC: Pedestrian ~

My sister, Diana and I participated in a viewing of the reclusive Sandhill Cranes that took place in a blind established at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge (RNWR) just 20 miles northwest of my home. We were part of a 30 … Continue reading

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