Tag Archives: birds

Springtime Flora and Fauna

I love spring, here in the Pacific Northwest! Everywhere is bursting with color, with early blooms starting in late February. Ornamental trees such as the Flowering Plum and Japanese Cherry are a common sight lining streets and yards, not to … Continue reading

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Drama in the Mountains

I recently paid a visit to Mount Rainier National Park. I purchase an annual pass each year, since I live relatively close by. The entrance fee just went up $5 to $20 per vehicle, and next year the fee will … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Encounter

I checked out some walking trails today along the Puget Sound shore located adjacent to the Chambers Bay Golf Course. Actually, the trails circumnavigate around the whole course. One couldn’t ask for a more beautiful location and view of the … Continue reading

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Spring Fluffballs

I mean … how cute is this? All these little (actually, not so little) fluffballs of grey down. Baby Canada Geese are so cute when still goslings, but these guys have lost quite a bit of their fluffy down already. … Continue reading

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On a Wing and a Prayer

While attending the Lavender Festival this past weekend, I had the pleasure of watching a raptor demonstration on the festival grounds. It was put on by the Northwest Raptor and Wildlife Center, located in Sequim, WA. They had their own … Continue reading

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