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I’ve Never Seen Cormorants Be So Social

I took a walk by Bachman Lake next to Dallas Love Field as part of my weekend in the area.  Clearly I was there because of the planes but there was a lot of bird activity over the lake.  Given … Continue reading

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Rhinos Messing With Me

During Wild Bites, mentioned in this post, we visited the rhino enclosure.  There were two rhinos inside munching on their evening feed.  The enclosure was not ideal for getting photos as they were indoors and there was a lot in … Continue reading

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Bears Tempted By the Fish

The Wild Bites food stands were scattered around the zoo.  One of the restaurants was serving a salmon dish.  They were set up right next to the bear enclosure.  The two brown bears in the enclosure seemed to be very … Continue reading

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Some Long Horn Cattle!

Twice a day at the Fort Worth stock yards, they do a drive of the long horn cattle.  They take them through the street up the center of the yards with the crowds gathered around.  They are very specific about … Continue reading

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Caterpillar Convention

If you don’t like bugs, this post isn’t for you.  While up in the Cascades, we saw this web full of caterpillars.  I don’t know the purpose of them being together in these numbers.  Perhaps they are all recently hatched … Continue reading

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More Hummingbird Video

Having had some success with the GoPro as discussed in a previous post, I decided to play with the slow motion capabilities of the camera to get some different shots.  The nice thing with a GoPro is that you can … Continue reading

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Wild Bites

Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle was holding a fundraising event this summer.  It was called Wild Bites.  Taking place in the evening, it consisted of a bunch of Seattle restauranteurs having food stands throughout the zoo along with some drinks … Continue reading

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Videoing the Hummingbirds

Sometimes you just forget what you have tucked in the garage.  I have been trying to get shots of the hummingbirds in our back yard and more recently shot a little video with the DSLR.  Then it occurred to me … Continue reading

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More Luck With Hummers/Iridescence at the Right Angle

My obsession/interest in photographing the hummingbirds in our back garden has continued.  I mentioned my poor early attempts in this post but things have gradually been improving.  I have decided to compromise on quality a bit by shooting from indoors.  … Continue reading

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Seals Looking for a Salmon Dinner

A trip to the Chittenden Locks in Ballard in the fall is a good time to see salmon making their way up through the fish ladder en route to their spawning grounds.  If we know the salmon are there, so … Continue reading

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