Photos by Tag: beach

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 […]

November 25th, 2020

Lottie Bay beach

I (and many others) spent part of my Thanksgiving Eve in the Bowman Bay neighborhood. That included a beach walk on Lottie Bay, with sightings of many ducks and a harbor seal. Beaches are littered with “sea debris” from recent winds, combined with high tide. It was nice to see a few families out with […]

November 14th, 2020

Storm’s aftermath

Evidence of this week’s stormy weather was plentiful at Bowman Bay beaches and trails, from massive driftwood collections and downed tree branches to seaweed, kelp and rocks swept up to adjacent wetlands.

November 9th, 2020

Little finch friends

A splash of color on a gray Fall day. House finches at the edge of a Fidalgo Island beach.

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