1066 Hurricane Ridge

Hurricane Ridge Olympic National Park February 5, 2012 I decided to try out my status as a senior citizen and my National Park pass to go up to Hurricane Ridge. Here are a couple of winter photos. The scenery was spectacular as usual (unless you get clouded in), and I got a chance to photograph…

1065 Gray Jay

Hurricane Ridge – Olympic Peninsula, Washington February 5, 2012 We decided we wanted to check out Hurricane Ridge on this cold winter day. Port Angeles is about 17 miles from Sequim and the road up to Hurricane Ridge is in that vicinity. I very seldom get to see this particular bird species, as they are…

1064 Bald Eagle

Sequim, Washington February 4, 2012 Sequim has a wealth of different birding sites. Along the bluffs at the edge of the Strait of Juan de Fuca you can find eagles all the time. It is one of their favorite hangouts. Bald Eagles love the Sequim area, and they can be found in abundance throughout the…

1063 Killdeer

  Near 3 Crabs Restaurant (now closed) Sequim, Washington February 4, 2012 It wouldn’t be a normal stay in Sequim if we didn’t drive out to where the 3 Crabs Restaurant used to be. Across the road from the empty 3 Crabs building, is a field and marshy area that is part of a duck…

1062 Sequim Countryside

  Sequim Countryside February 4, 2012 Driving around Sequim, Washington enjoying the beauty of the area and looking for birds.   Mount Baker as seen from Sequim, Washington The Cascade Mountain Range as seen from Sequim, Washington.

1061 Red-tailed Hawk

Schmuck Road, Sequim, Washington Februrary 4, 2012 My daughter and her family have a vacation home in Sequim, Washington, so I often spend a few days out there on the Olympic Peninsula because the birding is so good. Schmuck Road is a fun road to drive. It goes by a dairy and then up the…

1060 Mallard

Carrie Blake Park – Sequim, Washington February 3, 2012 What I said in the last post goes for Mallards as well – except for the ID part. I see a lot of Mallards, though not as often as gulls. Sometimes I just feel like taking a photograph.

1059 Young Unknown Gull

Carrie Blake Park – Sequim, Washington February 3, 2012 Don’t ask me why I take gull photos sometimes. Living on the coast in California and on Puget Sound in Washington, I see gulls all the time. I just looked out the window while typing this and see several gulls outside (mostly Glaucous-winged here at my…

1058 Canada Goose

Carrie Blake Park – Sequim, Washington February 3, 2012 There are often Canada Geese at Carrie Blake. Here is a set of 4 photos. The fourth one is of a goose as it comes in for a landing.

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