Category Archives: wildlife

Deer That Don’t Care

Fort Casey had a bunch of deer that were chomping their way around the grounds while I was there.  These deer seemed pretty fearless.  I guess there are tons of people coming through the Fort, most of whom will not … Continue reading

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Puffins

In the UK, the puffin is a well recognized bird.  The small body and large bill are easily identified and the coloring is pretty bright.  I am struggling to think whether I have ever seen one in the wild as … Continue reading

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Swans on the Lake

When I was still at college (and because I am an old git, I was shooting on film), I spent some summers in Huntingdon, a town in Cambridgeshire that my mum lived in at the time.  The river Ouse ran … Continue reading

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My Friends the Eels

Nancy thinks I am nuts (probably for many reasons) but one of them is because I find eels fascinating.  Most aquariums seem to have some eels on display and I love to look at them.  Very often they are pretty … Continue reading

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Juanita’s Resident Eagles

The presence of the eagles on Juanita Bay was something I have seen before but I had not been out with the camera before to catch them.  I saw one eagle hunting out on the water as I moved towards … Continue reading

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Who Scared You Guys?

I was walking along the edge of the lake in Juanita carrying the camera.  Juanita Bay is popular with bird life and I saw a lot of the wildfowl suddenly burst into life and start flying towards me.  I pulled … Continue reading

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Ducks Take a Bath After a Busy Day

Walking back in to Log Boom Park from the pier, you get to the shoreline which is a popular spot for the ducks.  They clearly like the shallow water and the multiple spots where they can come out of the … Continue reading

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Inquisitive Sealion at the Beach

The shores of Puget Sound provide plenty of places to explore.  One of these was a beach in Shoreline, a town that is quite appropriately named.  I was actually about to head back to the car when this event occurred.  … Continue reading

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It’s a Cluster of Cormorants!

This was an evening that I was out hunting planes.  I did have some success, but I got a lot more shots of birds than planes.  The cormorants were out in numbers and they obviously know I like them.  Log … Continue reading

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Cormorant at Low Shutter Speed

An impromptu shot of a cormorant is a good thing as far as I am concerned.  Normally when I photograph birds, I am shooting wide open at as high a shutter speed as possible.  However, this time I was set … Continue reading

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