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Columbia River Porcupine

I encountered a porcupine for the first time a few weeks ago while scouting for birds to photograph at Chelan Falls Park on the Columbia River. Fortunately I had my new Nikon 300mm f4/E PF […]

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Marbled Murrelet Closeup

I’m fortunate to live only five minutes from the waterfront in Edmonds, Washington, with a great variety of birds to photograph. Some of my favorites are  the waterbirds like this Marbled Murrelet I recently had […]

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‘Apapane at Hosmer Grove on Maui

On several past visits to Hawaii I have tried to find and photograph native Hawaiian honeycreepers like the ‘apapane. Unfortunately, I didn’t find any birds on those trips. Finally during a visit two weeks ago […]

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Puget Sound Orca and Humpback Whales

Last weekend I went on a whale watching cruise with Mystic Sea Charters out of Anacortes, Washington, north of Seattle. It was a great day on the water–warm and sunny with temps in the 70s–and […]