Tag Archives: ornithology

~ Ruddy Turnstone ~

In response to my end-of year favorites post, Steve Morey of theoutershores blog, wondered what the Ruddy Turnstone I featured might be eating. Since I had were a few more nice snaps of the bird, here is a gallery. “Ruddy … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #77: Best in Show 2019 ~

Birds are clearly the stars in my 2019 roundup of favorite photos. To me, these captures reveal the grace, beauty, power and stunning adaptability of our avian co-creatures. Brown Pelicans rest in the surf on their way north in early … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Snowy Plover & Sanderling ~

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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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~ Wordless Wednesday: Common Murre Fledgling ~

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Brown Pelicans ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #48: Wild ~

If you follow news about the effects of climate change (global warming), you may have heard about 70 migrating Gray Whales that have died of starvation  from California to Alaska.  Around April 30, one washed up on the beach near … Continue reading

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