Entries in the ‘Wildlife’ Category:

March Madness

A Spring gathering of critters in a micro world of the imagination…
(More insect images)

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Jurassic Bug

A scene from another world (actually: the floor of a Pacific Northwest forest.) The whole thing was almost obliterated when …Godzilla (me) nearly stepped on it… then I noticed the bug moving and decided to get out my macro gear…
(More images from the insect world)

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February birds (Cont.)

Most Red Winged blackbirds are migratory. But some of the Northern varieties choose to stay in place for the Winter. Like this one at Ridgefield NWR in Southwestern Washington State…
…Perhaps he knows something about those Will-o’-the-wisps (swamp lights) in the background (?)
(More Red Winged Blackbird images)

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Birds of February (part II)

Snow Geese returning to Sauvie island (near Portland, Oregon)
(More Snow Geese images)

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A quiet moment

Late January at one of our local wetlands
(More wetland images)

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At the watering hole

So… you come here often?
(More Heron images)

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Life at the Oregon Coast

Low tide at the Oregon coast reveals a small cascade. Sunlight reflects on the water as the morning fog burns off. Two seagulls take turns at a fish breakfast…
(More images from the Coast here )

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Our Awesome Responsibility

What an awesome responsibility we have, as the dominant species on this planet, to safeguard such beautiful, productive environments; a rare planet that is home to such amazing variety of life forms…

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On the Edge

2016 marks 100 years of US National Parks (”America’s best idea”). To set the tone I am revisiting some of the National parks images in my galleries.
This one is all about our local park (Mt. Rainier) and some of the flora and fauna that thrives in it.
(Feel free to visit the other images in [...]

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Portrait of a Bison

To follow up on yesterday’s post, here’s a close-up shot of an American Bison.  (In retrospect, maybe 5 ft was a bit “too” close but I was inside a car.)
So what does one do with a partial image of a (dangerous) moving subject that doesn’t quite fit in the viewfinder? How about framing most [...]

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