Category Archives: ornithology

~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Feed Me! ~

Wherever you do your bird watching, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #210: My Photographic Groove ~

One of the things I love about photography is that my camera gives me the opportunity to “capture the moment.” Whether it is a quiet sunset, a surging wave, a golden hour sunrise, a new bird to learn about, or … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #210: Picking Favourites ~

My opening photo is one taken from the deck of our condominium at the Breakers in Long Beach, Washington. From winter through spring rain floods the meadows forming ponds that attract resident and migratory birds. This shot is a quintessential … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #205: The Eyes Have it ~

Tina leads this weeks challenge asking us to present photographs of eyes. Getting good eye shots of birds has been one of my personal missions, and I have many. Here are two favorites. The Killdeer above was present in the … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #201: Three of a Kind ~

As I was thinking about what photos to present in this challenge, I realized that for my Wordless Wednesday posts there are usually three photos focusing on one theme to tell a story wordlessly. All of my snaps this week … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Great Honker! ~

Whatever trails you follow, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Red-necked Phalarope ~

Wherever you find yourself among our fine feathered friends, please honor our earth, be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #197: The Rule of Thirds ~

Although I have known about the rule of thirds most of my adult life, I admit that when I take a photograph I’m usually “in the moment” and do not stop to determine if I have the image as I … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #194: Bokeh ~

For this week’s challenge, Sophie invites us to use the out of focus areas in our photos as the primary reason for selecting the shot. The first two and fourth photos in this series were taken at Long Beach, WA. … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 190: Closer and Closer ~

A seagull, is a seagull is a seagull is a shorebird. Often raucous and bothersome to people, they are a welcome friend in flocks of other shorebirds, and are native gleaner-cleaners along the surf of the Long Beach Peninsula. Determined … Continue reading

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