I’m always excited to see a river otter. On this occasion, I came over a rise on a bluff trail to spot this family of otters on the beach below. They didn’t stay long, even though I was above them at a considerable distance. Into the water they went, swimming east toward Deception Pass.
I can’t imagine a better morning. My “breakfast time” adventure featured opportunities to photograph a number of beautiful Fidalgo Island birds, some of which offered songs. Also part of the morning but not photographed were herons and crows. Mostly little birds, the largest being the flicker.
Prominent during this morning’s “wildlife on parade” adventure at Ship Harbor were the bunnies. They included skittish bunnies on the edge of cover, some literally crossing paths with me, one taking a bath in the sand and one tiny bunny nibbling on tender grass from the edge of a beach log. Oh, and then there […]
Fishermen are out. On a visit to Deception Pass Park I viewed folks fishing from North Beach, boat just offshore, and bluff from the base of Pass Island. Traveling in and out of the park I saw many folks fishing lakes including Cranberry, Heart, Campbell and Pass.
What a wonderful morning is was! Given the governor’s lifting of state park closures due to COVID-19, I grabbed my camera and made my way to Rosario Beach. My trip featured opportunities to photograpph blooming plants as well as shorebirds, geese, rabbits and quail. The views from Rosario Head were stunning, and confirmed that boaters, […]
Recently added at the beautiful Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve in west Anacortes were a number of interpretive signs including “snapshots” of local flora and fauna. Visitors are greeted by a large sign featuring a hovering osprey and a snapshot history: “Stepping into the Story of Ship Harbor.” Acknowledgments are made to organizations including the Port […]