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Photos by Tag: ship

October 16th, 2021

A bird for all seasons

Stark setting, beautiful colors. A hummingbird at shoreside, west Fidalgo Island.

September 24th, 2021

Just passing through

It was fun yesterday to be focused on offshore geese, only to find this little Merganser paddle its way through in the opposite direction. “All good, mates.” Ship Harbor shoreline. Canada Geese, Hooded Merganser.

August 9th, 2021

Ship Harbor partners: 2006

Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve (SHIP) on the northwest side of the city was created thanks to dozens of individuals and organizations working together to protect the wetland and marine ecosystems at this historic site. The Gilbane Development Company purchased the site and donated it to the City of Anacortes, which designed and developed an interpretive […]

July 20th, 2021

Walking the curves

Sunlight and shadows create a pattern on the boardwalk that curves through shoreline wetlands on the west side of Anacortes.

June 12th, 2021

Sweet smells of Spring

Sweet smells fill the air  at the Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve (SHIP), where spring blooms include apples and wild roses!

May 29th, 2021

Birds and bunny, weekend off to a great start

What a wonderful morning! I kicked off Memorial Day Weekend with an early morning visit to the Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve near the state ferry terminal. Cooperative photo subjects included the familiar heron, hummingbird, loon and towhee, but I was also treated to rare sightings of a great egret (so far away!) and a skittish […]

March 21st, 2021

Sunday morning stroll

Dogs take their humans for a walk, Sunday morning at Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve (SHIP), as viewed from state ferry terminal parking lot.

February 5th, 2021

Morning at SHIP wetlands

With higher than usual rainfall numbers in January, the water is high at the Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve (SHIP) adjacent to the state ferry terminal. Blackbirds are singing!

January 8th, 2021

Wetland reflections

Sun through clouds, reflection on water in the boardwalk/wetland area of Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve in Anacortes.

November 30th, 2020

Eagles in the neighborhood

  I noticed today on a Facebook post the frustration expressed by a photographer who discovered only one eagle on an Upriver Skagit outing. These four photos are all taken “in the neighborhood” over the past few days, two at sites seasonally occupied by ospreys. Two lakeside, two near saltwater shores. I can never get […]

September 20th, 2020

Carpet of leaves

This photograph serves as evidence of the seasonal change under way. This carpet of leaves covers the path heading west at Ship Harbor Interpretive Preserve on the west side of Anacortes.

September 9th, 2020

Lush green beach

Morning sun illuminates lush green seaweed blanketing the beach at the state ferry terminal on the west side of Anacortes. Crows and geese were busy foraging for breakfast.

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