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We hiked to Shi Shi Beach and Point of Arches in Olympic National Park during the lowest tides of the year so we could explore the most distant tide pools. This experience never ceases to amaze us, and we see life forms that look like they evolved on another planet. This weblog primarily shows the hike through photographs, with a few words about our observations during our three-day backpacking trip in June… Read More

In this blog we show the successful results of our efforts in three videos showing the young ducklings as they hatch out of their eggs and successfully fledge from a nest box.

Northern Shoveler ducks fed communally in a spiral-like formation on Seattle’s Green Lake.

Short-eared Owls and other predatory birds were the focus of my photography on a winter day in the Samish Flats area of northern Puget Sound in Washington State.

Perhaps there was a violent storm raging in the northern Pacific. Perhaps the storm came up suddenly, while the little bird was in flight, starting its migration from Kamchatka to Cambodia. Perhaps the creature became separated from a flock and flew down the Alaska and British Columbia coast instead of the northern Asian coast. Perhaps it was exhausted and a bit desperate. We’ll never know. All we know is that one Red-flanked… Read More

We encountered and photographed several beautiful birds within the Bristlecone Pine, Limber Pine, and Pinyon-Juniper forests high in the White Mountains of California.

Bird photography at my Olympia Peninsula, Washington, home