This year has not been a good one for mountain snow. The warm January and extended periods of dry weather throughout the winter and early spring appear to have resulted relatively low snow pack, as these two shots taken on the same day of the year this year (top) and in 2011 (bottom) show. I … Read more
Constantly shifting clouds and light and a brightly colored Savannah Sparrow highlighted my time on the front beach at Totem Park. The sparrow fed within a few feet of me, catching flies in the piles of washed up seaweed and pausing to look up (presumably scanning for predators).