Photos by Tag: ship harbor

November 29th, 2020

Fall on the boardwalk

Morning light on the west end of the boardwalk, Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve (SHIP) in west Anacortes.

November 28th, 2020

Three generations take to water

Three generations of the Frisbie family spend some quality time on the water at Ship Harbor in Anacortes.

November 20th, 2020

Duck takes a morning paddle

An American wigeon cruises on sparkling bay waters on the west side of Anacortes.

November 19th, 2020

Ferry & friends

A state ferry arrives in Anacortes, Ship Harbor friends standing by. Those greeters include bald eagles, herons and cormorants.

November 3rd, 2020

Island bunny

I descended into the fog on a Monday afternoon visit to Ship Harbor. Among the “treats” on my shoreside stroll were a number of bunny sightings. Lots of underbrush to duck into should an interloper move too close.

October 12th, 2020

Misty morn

State ferry Yakima pushes toward the San Juan Islands on a misty October morning.

October 9th, 2020

Bound for the islands

Fog and gray prompted me to focus in tight on state ferry Samish as it left the Ship Harbor terminal Thursday morning.  

October 3rd, 2020

Out of the fog

‘Tis the season. Fall brings fog, as evidenced by this weekday arrival of a ferry delivering passengers from the San Juan Islands to Anacortes.

September 28th, 2020

Four feathered friends

With the changing of seasons has come a dramatic drop in the level of the bird population at Ship Harbor on the west side of Anacortes. Of course my walk included sightings of gulls, herons and crows. There is also still an osprey in a nest. And I was happy to encounter the little birds […]

September 23rd, 2020

Cessna “Mustang” jet over Ship Harbor

Grandson Jake loves cars and planes, so when we spotted this Cessna Citation Mustang over the Guemes Channel yesterday morning I quickly handed off my camera so he could do the honors of “documenting” its visit. The light jet landed at Anacortes Airport. Nice shot, Jake! (Corrected from earlier misidentification as a Lear jet)

August 4th, 2020

Offshore housing for purple martins

I photographed this gentleman Monday morning at Ship Harbor, poised and equipped to watch a thriving colony of purple martins living in houses atop high poles in the water. Skagit Audubon reports: “While not endangered, purple martins suffer from habitat loss along the West Coast. They are ‘cavity nesters’…building nests in holes. Free standing snags […]

July 29th, 2020

Summer at Ship Harbor

A summer day on the shoreline of Ship Harbor, home of the state ferry terminal in Anacortes.

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