Category Archives: ornithology

~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #176 ~ One Image – One Story ~

What bird is this, and what is it doing? Killdeer – Charadrius vociferus “Charadrius ~ Late Latin: ‘a yellowish bird’vociferus ~ vocal, strident, vehement…” Evasion dancein full-furtive flarea plaintive callsounds acrossmown fields and meadow; “follow meover hereaway from my fledglingssee … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Silhouettes ~

As we enter the holiday season, please continue to be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Challenge #175: “Follow Your Bliss” ~

What does it mean to “follow your bliss”? We all make choices in our approach to life and art – to follow your bliss is to pursue that which provides you happiness and joy. It is quite likely you have … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Autumn In The Air ~

Wishing everyone safe travels. Please be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens Artists Photo Challenge #162: It’s all About the Light ~

Light on the west coast USA changes every day, all day long, all year through. In response to Tina’s challenge, this week I offer a few case-in-point examples, starting with the effect of fog compared to clear bright sunlight. “In … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ More Fledglings ~

Wishing everyone safe travels. Please be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #158: Along Back Country Roads ~ Long Beach Peninsula, Washington State – USA ~

Washington State Route 103 extends 19 miles north from the city of Seaview, along the western side of the Long Beach Peninsula through Long Beach and Ocean Park, to end at the northernmost tip of the Peninsula, Leadbetter Point State … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ “Splish Splash!”

Wishing everyone safe travels. Please be kind and stay safe.🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #150 ~ Let’s Get Wild! ~

Those who regularly visit my blog know I’m a child of the wild. Though in my youth I may have been a wild child – these days I’m a happy old lady who feels blessed to live at the edge … Continue reading

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~ The Evasive Marsh Wren ~

From the middle of a thicket of vines, or on the ground amid dense marsh grass, a rattled trill calls out in defiance of my presence. Wrens are notorious for sounding like they are scolding – this one seems more … Continue reading

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