Category Archives: wildlife

~ Wordless Wednesday ~

~ Porcupine Trail ~

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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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~ Lens-Artist Photo Challenge #18: Blending In – Standing Out ~

  When I last was at Long Beach, bird migration was well underway. I’d forgotten to pack my Panasonic Lumix, so the photos in this post are from my iPhone 8. Though I could not get clear photographs of the birds, … Continue reading

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~ American Wigeon (?) ~ Wordless Wednesday ~

Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge – Ridgefield, WA  USA

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~ Wordless Wednesday + WPC – Mirror 2 ~

  Mirror  

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~ Conconully by Canoe + WPC – Cherry On Top ~

Thursday afternoon, I rented a canoe and paddled Jello over to the 72 foot high (~21 m) earthen dam that created this reservoir. Constructed by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in 1910-11, and reconstructed in 1969, the Conconully Dam is … Continue reading

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~ Cormorant Deference Dance ~ Weekly Photo Challenge – Dance ~

A Double-crested Cormorant riding driftwood in the tide performed a series of submissive moves, as it approached and passed a dominant Double-crested Cormorant. Notice how stark still the dominant bird remains upon its stationary float. This happened quite a distance … Continue reading

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