Entries Tagged ‘wetland’:

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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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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Wetland Dawn

A composite scene from a February visit to Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, in Southwestern Washington

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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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First Blush

Early Spring at the wetland. (Click on image below for access to two more additions to our wetland collection)

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Under Leaden Skies

A scene from my favorite wetland, in Winter (a mild Winter)…
As it might have been 150 years ago (?)
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