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Photos by Tag: shoreline

November 14th, 2022

Berry tasty breakfast

A towhee snags a berry, Fidalgo Island shoreline.

September 9th, 2022

Shoreline project takes shape

Crews continue to accomplish site preparation work on the Fidalgo Bay shoreline project owned by MJB of Seattle. This work will include grading, construction of roads, curbs and sidewalks and installation of utilities. There will also be infrastructure installed to treat stormwater runoff. A waterfront walk, or esplanade, is planned as an extension of the […]

September 3rd, 2021

Standing the test of time

Several trees on the southwest shoreline of Fidalgo Island show evidence of the powerful weather forces they battle.

July 13th, 2021

Monarch flutters along

A Monarch butterfly caught my eye, fluttering from plant to plant on the Fidalgo Island shoreline Tuesday evening.

July 11th, 2021

Nature trail

Another beautiful morning walk on the shoreline of Fidalgo Island. Spring turns to summer. Sighted but not photographed: goldfinches, hummingbirds, osprey and cedar waxwing.

June 19th, 2021

Coming in hot

Great blue heron puts on the brakes before landing in shallow water near shoreline, Fidalgo Island.

June 6th, 2021

Egret drops in on geese

Great egret joins a group of Canada geese on an Anacortes beach.

December 10th, 2020

Wet walk in Sharpe Park

This post is dedicated to the three couples, two singles, mother and child that I encountered Wednesday afternoon on a damp but delightful romp through Sharpe Park on Fidalgo’s western shore. Hearty souls, all! The sun broke out after morning rain, illuminating forest floor and paths and “spotlighting” flora including a variety of mushrooms. Some […]

September 29th, 2020

Ferns illuminated

Morning light on ferns, Fidalgo Island shoreline.

April 12th, 2020

Winged friends on shoreline

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 […]

April 11th, 2020

Mt. Baker through the trees

A late morning view of Mt. Baker from a shoreline trail near the state ferry terminal.

March 29th, 2020

Eagles old school: black & white

An encounter with two immature eagles on a Fidalgo Island beach prompted me to put together this small collection of images in black and white. Grateful to spend a few minutes in their world.

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