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Positive Thought #5

So today I woke up and I thought another day another dollar at work. I stepped outside in the morning to let my doggies out for their morning routine and I looked up and I saw two Woodpeckers. 101 more words


Anna’s Hummingbird female on her nest in my brother-in-law’s garden.Band-tailed Pigeons in the same garden, waiting for the feeder to be supplied.Male teal at Arcata Marsh in birght sun.A mint in bloom, Arcata Marsh:That Great Egret with great meal, a bull-headed fish…which he pulverized and then swallowed.Snowy shows shoes, his golden slippers:Marsh Wren and his woven nest.  Arcata Marsh.


I Could Not Ask For More

What beauty to start off my week with this morning. I could not ask for more than all the beautiful colors of birds that came to eat. 159 more words

Hard at Work in the Forest

Five species of woodpeckers inhabit the woods around our place. The largest, most colourful one is the Pileated woodpecker, who clearly resembles that crazy cartoon character we knew and loved as children.  294 more words


Group Effort

The longshore flight continued again for the fourth consecutive morning of climbing temperatures.  Today winds finally shifted a little more southerly than easterly allowing for 80 degree temperatures and a little better longshore flight compared to yesterday.   311 more words

Indiana Dunes State Park

West or East

This week’s photo, taken April 8, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a male NORTHERN FLICKER.

The Red-shafted form of the NORTHERN FLICKER, generally found in western North America, displays reddish-orange under the wings and tail, while the undersides of the wings and tail of the Yellow-shafted Flicker of the East show yellow. 77 more words