Tag Archives: birds

~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~ Brown Pelicans Return ~

A colony of about 100 Brown Pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis) were gathered along the shoreline when Jello and I took our morning walk, September 14, 2020. What a joy to watch them flying above the waves, swimming in the splash and swash … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #105: Spring ~

  When threat of frost is almost past, as hydrangea leaves sprout and daffodil blossoms swell within their green sheaths, a new year begins. With fresh life emerging, I creep out of winter’s cave to embrace being once again. wind-stirred … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #104: Summer ~

  Hydrangea blossoms      shades of blue velvet richness mood indigo ~ From rich vibrant tones to soft pastel hues, Hydrangea are one of my favorite summer show-stoppers! Birds, are everywhere in my summer gardens. They keep the grounds … Continue reading

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~Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #103: Surprise ~

  Sometimes I take a photo, like the one below, of a subject (Bufflehead duck) and I’m disappointed when the featured subject is unclear. Then, when I look at the same photograph as a composition, I am pleasantly surprised! ~~~ … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Perfect Pairs ~

Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we continue to navigate uncharted waters. 🐾

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Downy Fledgling ~

Wishing everyone safe harbor, as we navigate uncharted waters. 🐾  

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

(All photos taken with iPhone) Wishing everyone safe harbor as we navigate uncharted waters. 🐾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #98: Delicate Colors ~

When the ocean roils with waves and wind, it leaves traces on the shore in a symphony of foam. The etherial hues of sea foam are a delight to behold. Light suffused through mist and spray creates a lovely blue … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ CFFC ~ Sense of Taste ~

In a recent Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge, I included photos of the fresh Dungeness crab salad I was preparing. Organic romaine lettuce, hard boiled quail eggs, celery, and freshly cracked Dungeness crab with wedges of fresh lemon.  ***** Mallard ducks … Continue reading

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