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Red Necked Grebe

Friends, having a ball working with my new lens, sharper and faster focusing than my old lens, not to mention more magnification (600mm).  This lens for the money is a real bargain, so far the only defect is my shooting technique, but i am practicing for that once in a lifetime shot.   53 more words


Buena Vista Lagoon Bird Count

This was my second bird count at the Buena Vista Lagoon. There was a great turn out of people compared to last time. Unfortunately, it was really gray and gloomy so there weren’t many birds. 114 more words


Second post for June '14

Only Flickr links again, click the pics and/or the links:

Friday the thirteenth of June

Chaffinch in hawthorn.
More picslink. 135 more words

Chesterfield Canal

The last 6 months

I have lost my way recently and neglected to post any photographs. So, here are a few from recent trips away which include – Cape Cod, Stowe, Copenhagen and a few places in Spain. 106 more words


Once-common marine birds disappearing from our coast - Seattle Times

For many years I’ve been commenting to friends that I felt I’ve seen a substantial drop in shorebirds around Port Townsend, and on the coast in general. 36 more words

Puget Sound

Piggy Back Grebes

Friends, the adult grebes, like the loons, often carry the little grebes on their backs.This baby was hitching a ride for awhile but then the adult shook him off and went back to diving for food.   32 more words



I waited the whole afternoon until the evening sitting still in the lake next door for this great crested grebe. Placing the camera about 5cm above water level enabled me to shoot from this perspective and get this reflection. 37 more words