Photos by Tag: ship harbor

March 1st, 2021

Ship Harbor & environs: 2011

August 2011 aerial of Ship Harbor state ferry terminal. Note construction in San Juan Passage and Portalis residential communities.

February 28th, 2021

Ship Harbor wetlands: 2004

Ship Harbor wetlands, February 2004, as viewed from ferry terminal staging area. Residential construction prep visible on the hills above. This area became Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve (SHIP), with beach access and features including boardwalk and interpretive signage.

February 19th, 2021

Piling king

Kingfisher scans harbor from offshore piling near state ferry terminal.

January 25th, 2021

Colors of the morning

My visit to Ship Harbor yielded photos featuring the beautiful colors of wigeons, finches and a tiny golden-crowned sparrow. Background music was provided by red-winged blackbirds.

January 25th, 2021

Winter morn at Ship Harbor

State ferry Samish glides into the dock at Ship Harbor.

January 21st, 2021

Mergansers on wetland pond

Hooded mergansers and American wigeons in a wetland area adjacent to the ferry terminal on the west side of Anacortes.

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.

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