Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Wind dancers

A white gull feather was drifting on the wind. Then a raven swooped to snap it up, dropped the feather, and caught it again: 

These two were dancing over the sea:

Whitecaps below:

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Bitey babies

The baby cormorants are getting huge:
"Feed me!"

And they bite each other: 

"Hey, play nice!"

A tinier little one snuggling with its parent:  

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Raven with pinecone

This raven appeared to be picking out bugs or seeds from within the pinecone, but I also got the impression that it was having fun examining and picking apart this complex object. 

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Sunday, February 11, 2018


Sanderlings and Semipalmated Plovers

Their other legs are fine; they just like standing on one leg

Juvenile Black-Bellied Plover

Semipalmated Plover
(Semipalmated means with partially webbed feet)

Least Sandpiper

Wandering Tattler

Friday, February 9, 2018



Harbor seal

Green anemone

The ages of Western Gull
From back to front: juvenile, second year, adult

Crab shell

Lined shore crab 

An osprey having brunch:

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018


A gorgeously iridescent Pelagic Cormorant:

The Brandt's Cormorant colony:
The babies have grown!


Check out my blue throat!

Sunday, February 4, 2018