Photos by Tag: beach

June 6th, 2021

Egret drops in on geese

Great egret joins a group of Canada geese on an Anacortes beach.

May 17th, 2021

Life in the outdoors: Bowman Bay

Fog and kayakers dominated my attention on a Sunday morning visit to Bowman Bay, but there were many others headed for beach and trails as I returned at midday. I am happy to share this beautiful Northwest “neighborhood” with so many who have suffered from travel restrictions over the past months. Here’s to the Spring/Summer […]

May 16th, 2021

Misty morning hike

Hikers walk from beach toward forest as mist wafts in from the water at Bowman Bay. Canada geese in foreground.

May 13th, 2021

Breakfast is served

Great blue heron catches breakfast just offshore, Anacortes beach.

April 10th, 2021

Morning light, Lighthouse Point

Had the place to myself this morning for awhile before a group of runners invaded. Lighthouse Point on south Fidalgo Island, overlooking Deception Pass.

March 18th, 2021

Olympics from Bowman Bay

Morning view of Olympic Mountains from beach at Bowman Bay, Fidalgo Island.

March 16th, 2021

Shoreline towhee

This little towhee joined several robins and other towhees as they scoured an open area just yards from the beach on west Fidalgo Island.

March 13th, 2021

Light on the bay

Bowman Bay, as viewed from bluff above. South Fidalgo Island.

February 22nd, 2021

Twilight at the beach

Looking west, twilight at Little North Beach, Deception Pass State Park.

January 9th, 2021

Escape to the outdoors

A late afternoon stroll on the beach at Bowman Bay, southwest Fidalgo Island.

January 4th, 2021

The draw of Deception Pass

New Year rainfall let up on Sunday, January 3, a development that drew enthusiastic crowds to Deception Pass State Park: both Fidalgo and Whidbey sides. On this trip I ventured onto a trail that runs adjacent to the beach from the park amphitheater to the bridges. I have walked the same trail from the east […]

December 6th, 2020

Fidalgo’s Kukutali Preserve

Kukutali, which in the native Swinomish Tribal language means “place of cattail mats,” is a wonderful near-island managed in partnership between the tribe and state parks. Walk a narrow band of land to this place of beach and forest. Beautiful trees tower above on the forest trail, with many madrona trees growing both in forest […]

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