Tag Archives: ornithology

~ 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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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Fledgling Song Sparrow Bath ~

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

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #108 ~ Sanctuary ~

Over the course of 35 years nurturing the flora of my back yard, it has become a bird sanctuary. Tall trees, medium shrubs and ground cover provide safe haven for Black-capped and Chestnut-backed Chickadees, Bushtits, Oregon Junco, Spotted Towhee, Bewick … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Brown Pelicans and Friends ~

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

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Northern Red-shafted Flicker ~

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

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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 ~

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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