Entries Tagged ‘Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge’:

Paradise Lost

Another February scene.  This one from a local wetland.
The bleak, wintry scenery & the Cormorant, reminded me of… well… here’s an excerpt from a relevant¬† Wikipedia article:
“The cormorant was the disguise used by Satan in Milton’s Paradise Lost…. Perched atop the Tree of Life, Satan took the form of a cormorant as he spied on [...]

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The view from the blind

A February morning scene at the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, south of Portland Oregon. They have a nice blind from which to observe wildlife –and which can (or at least could) be reserved for free. However…
The first thing I noticed when I got there was that all the local birds (mainly ducks [...]

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