Patience paid off as this group of hooded mergansers eventually moved toward me at the shoreline of Fidalgo Bay. A beautiful bird.
A massive cloud to the north creates a dramatic backdrop for the Fidalgo Bay entrance to Cap Sante Marina. The red boat is the Strait Arrow, a service boat working year-round out of the downtown marina.
White sails on the water drew my attention. Plenty to see on Fidalgo Bay Wednesday night, with Mt. Baker in full display too.
It is always a worthwhile adventure to drive to Cap Sante for a view of Wednesday night sailboat races on Fidalgo Bay. Thanks to the Anacortes Yacht Club.
Wednesday night sailboat racers make their way around Foss tugs in Fidalgo Bay.
Spinnakers come out during a May 2006 sailboat race on Fidalgo Bay.
This resilient cedar tree grows near water’s edge on Fidalgo Bay. A classic Northwest shoreline scene.
Looking back, looking down from Cap Sante to Fidalgo Bay. May 2012.
Ducks love water, so naturally they love Fidalgo Island. I found dozens this afternoon on pond and bays of Fidalgo Island.
Bounty from the bay. Crabbers (and winged friends) work the waters between Fidalgo and Padilla bays in Skagit County.
If we experienced a bit of snow here on the island, you can be sure the snowpack has begun to build on Mt. Baker (viewed here from Anacortes across Fidalgo and Padilla bays).
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