Entries in the ‘Wildlife’ Category:

Dunes Egret

This is an updated version of a composite image I started working on in August 2004!
To answer some questions that usually come up:
* Yes, the setting is in the sand dunes near Coos Bay, Oregon…
* Yes, there is a real wetland in the sand dunes. And…
* Yes, I did see this great white Egret [...]

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What do you see?

In symbolic terms, the bird is a symbol of the human soul So what we see depends on whether we take things literally or metaphorically. Do you see a Great Blue Heron soaring through the foliage, or Psyche’s ascent to light?

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Half a wink?

With one eye open and one leg tucked in, is this Great Blue Heron taking a nap or… only half a wink?

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Elk Meadows: a Fall diorama

Elk Meadows near Mt. Adams in South-central Washington State is a popular Winter grazing spot for Elk.

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Nectar on Ice

Time for a cold one

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The Anointing

The white seagull in the sky (Jonathan Livingston?) emerges through storm clouds at sunset, over the Oregon coast to give a nod to his successor.

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High Plains Drifter

Lone wolf, Oregon’s high desert, mid-November sunset…

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Klickitat: Domain of Eagles

Mount Adams (Klickitat in the language of local Native Americans) basks in the sunlight of a rare blue sky in mid October. A bald eagle glides gracefully toward this majestic and potentially active stratovolcano in South central Washington’s Cascade Range.

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An uncommon bird

A “Common Merganser” visiting a Camas lake, on a …crazy hair day perhaps (?)  (If it looks like a duck… etc)

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So, what’s up?

Doesn’t he look like he is ready for a friendly chat?

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