Monthly Archives: October 2011

Hummingbird and Flicker

This entry is part 111 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

We saw a couple of interesting birds on a walk around town today – an Anna’s Hummingbird and a yellow-shafted Northern Flicker.

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Caddisfly and Blue Lake Campground Flora

This entry is part 110 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

Rowan caught a caddisfly along the lower part of Gavan Hill trail and carried it home for me to photograph. Later in the day I took some pictures of plants at Blue Lake Campground. In particular, I was interested to … Continue reading

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Blue Lake Campground

This entry is part 109 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

Despite the damp and cool weather, I was inspired to take pictures of several bryophytes, mushrooms, and a lichen on a short visit to Blue Lake Campground.

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Snow on the Tall Sister

This entry is part 108 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

Though the snow level has not dropped low enough to hit the Middle Sister, the higher peak behind has a dusting of snow on its upper elevations, just visible through the clouds.

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Sunset

This entry is part 107 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

The sun is setting earlier these days, but the colors can still be dramatic.

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Beetle Quest

I went along on a mission to find and collect Aegialites beetles. A small shoreline beetle that hangs out in crevices of rocks in the splash zone, some folks are studying their genetics to get a better understanding of the … Continue reading

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