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Rare Swallow-tailed Gull

Birdwatchers in the Pacific Northwest and beyond flocked to the waterfront north of Seattle for several weeks in early September to see a rare Swallow-tailed Gull. While not rare in general, these gulls breed on […]

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Olympic National Park: Madison Falls

Madison Falls is a very accessible waterfall in Olympic National Park. A short drive from Highway 101 near Port Angeles takes you to a parking lot from which a short walk on a paved trail […]

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Olympic National Park: Hoh Rain Forest

I visited Olympic National Park a few weeks ago for the first time and my last post included some shots from Lake Crescent. This post looks at another amazing spot in the park, the Hoh […]

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Smoky Lake Crescent Sunset

Last week I visited Olympic National Park for the first time–something I’m embarrassed to admit as I’ve lived only a few hours from the park my entire life. It won’t be my last visit. Early […]

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