Much of the snow from earlier in the month is gone now, so I decided to look for some small things to do some macro photography. I found a little black cup fungi, and a small bryophyte. All of these photos were taken with the Canon 65mm 1-5x macro lens and available light.
A couple of days ago, I saw this gull at McDonalds hoping for handouts. Although the colors seemed basically right for a Thayer’s Gull, its bulk did not. It seemed very comparable in size/shape to other Glaucous-winged Gulls that were nearby, and qualitatively it struck me as significantly larger than I tend to associate with … Read more