Trio of Trilliums!

Trio of Trilliums!

A springtime favorite, this trio of western trilliums (Trillium ovatum) was found just yesterday growing next to Lewis Creek in Bellevue, Washington – just south of Cougar Mountain. Like many wildflowers and forbs of...

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Shake Yo’ Tail Feather

Barnyard Rooster

Quick post of photo I shot at a farm.   A gorgeous and incredibly vivid rooster close-up on a Florida farm. click to enlarge                     ...

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Backyard Songbirds

  • Bushtit
  • Bushtit
  • Chestnut Backed Chickadee
  • Chestnut Backed Chickadee
  • Chestnut Backed Chickadee
  • Dark-Eyed Junco

After all these years of traveling around the country to get the best wildlife images, today I had to go no further than my back porch just south of Seattle, Washington. There is a...

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Profiles in Nature #4 – Squirrel Treefrog

  • Squirrel Treefrog
  • Squirrel Treefrog
  • Squirrel Treefrog
  • Squirrel Treefrog
  • Squirrel Treefrog

Endemic to the United States, the squirrel treefrog (Hyla squirella) is an attractive native tree frog is native to the Coastal Plain of the American Southeast, ranging as far north and east as North Carolina (and...

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Anvil & Forge

Anvils & Forge

Sometimes an old photo, forgotten on a hard drive, finds its way to the light… A blacksmith’s shop complete with anvils, forge, bellows, and assorted tools. Click to enlarge           ...

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Profiles in Nature #3 – White-topped Pitcher Plant

  • White-topped Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia leucophylla)
  • White-topped Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia leucophylla)
  • White-topped Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia leucophylla)
  • White-topped Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia leucophylla)
  • White-topped Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia leucophylla)

Easily the most beautiful of North America’s native pitcher plants, the white-topped pitcher plant (Sarracenia leucophylla), also known as the white trumpet or crimson pitcher plant, is found in the wild in the American Southeast in...

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Ring-Necked Ducks on Oregon’s Mount Hood

  • Male Ring-Necked Duck
  • Female Ring-Necked Duck

I found this breeding pair of ring-necked ducks on Trillium Lake last summer on a very cold, rainy summer morning on Oregon’s Mount Hood, 50 miles (80km) east of Portland. It was one of those typical...

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