What a wonderful adventure! My solo walk at Ship Harbor turned into a hike to wetlands, those exposed on the shoreline and those tucked away near the state ferry terminal. I saw one eagle, one bunny and MANY birds. All shapes and sizes, from hummingbird and kingfisher to blue heron and Canada goose. Many plants […]
A blue heron at Rosario Beach raises its wings as he executes a quick change in position, soon to drop out of sight on the other side of the rock. A minute later I realized why: two little boys with sticks. Water separated bird from boys, but the move was a good precautionary step.
When I typed “heron” into my website search engine I was reminded just how much I love photographing blue herons. They abound in this area, from marinas to bays, but one of my favorite heron photographs is from a sailboat trip to Chatterbox Falls, British Columbia in October 2005. Friend James Stover nicknamed this heron […]
During Thursday’s break in weather I stopped in at Ace of Hearts Rotary Park, a park in the making off of “H” Avenue in south Anacortes. I disrupted the sunbathing of this heron, who opted for a new spot in a pasture a few hundred feet away. This area, complete with perimeter wetlands, will someday […]