Category Archives: Mystery

Late Night Mystery Call

Download Mystery Call Around 2:45am today while I was out photographing a timelapse of noctilucent clouds, I heard a bird song that I did not recognize. Although I heard it sing twice. In a perhaps unrelated event, shortly afterwards, I … Continue reading

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Licorice Fern on Elderberry

Licorice fern (Polypodium glycyrrhiza) is commonly found as an epiphyte (I think of it mostly on red alder and elderberry, but now that I think about it, I’m not sure it doesn’t occur on other trees and shrubs as well). … Continue reading

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Like the Night Sky

I don’t want to say too much about this photo, because I thought it might be fun to see if anyone can guess where it came from. I will say that I did alter the contrast dramatically, but the patterns … Continue reading

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Biofilm(?) on Cut end of Log

When trees fall across maintained trails, it doesn’t usually take long for someone to come along and cut through them to clear the trail. I think I started noticing the stuff accumulating at the downhill ends of these maybe 20 … Continue reading

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Indian River Trail Grass Patch

While walking back from Indian River falls yesterday, I noticed a patch of grass along the trail. That in and of itself is probably not such an unusual thing, but it stood out to me because of how dense the … Continue reading

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Mystery Spot

While going through the photos of a Red Phalarope from a few days ago, I notice an odd spot in one of the photos. I was curious about it, as it almost appears to be something in or on the … Continue reading

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