Tag Archives: ornithology

~ 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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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Small Beauties ~

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~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~ Eagles ~

On my beach walk this morning, there were at least 10 Bald Eagles waiting near and vying for a place to feast at the carcass of a Pacific White-sided Dolphin (not endangered) that had washed ashore at high tide. Several … Continue reading

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #144: Taking Flight ~

Tina dished up a favorite subject for me with this challenge! I’m in Long Beach, WA – USA and have been enjoying listening to songbirds and taking photos. Though I have a vast catalog of shots I could use, I … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Red-breasted Merganser ~

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~ Report from the Edge of a Continent ~

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

Wishing everyone safeĀ harbor, as we navigate onward. Mask-up and stay safe.šŸ¾

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge # 133: My Photography Journey ~

Growing up I was influenced by my Grandfather Twitchell, who absolutely loved Polaroid cameras (immediate gratification!), and my Dad, who studied lenses and used light meters to take photos when he was hunting on horseback in the Cascade and Blue … Continue reading

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~ Wordless Wednesday ~

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~ Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #129: Favorite images from 2020 ~

In mid-March, Creighton, Jello and I were enjoying time at our condominium at the Breakers in Long Beach, when Washington Governor Inslee, issued a stay in place decree. We compared the coronavirus case-count/death-count for Clark County (145/8) and Pacific County … Continue reading

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