A Walk in the Park   4 comments

What a wonderful day I had today.  It all started when I looked out my window and saw that the Pacific Northwest was going to have a glorious sun shining day!  I geared up and headed out for my visit back to the Juanita Bay Park to explore more of this wonderful wildlife refuge.  Here is my first collage.  I even threw in a picture of me all ready for the chilly weather:

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What I learned, is that there are some serious bird watchers with some serious sized cameras, tripods and binoculars out there!  WOW!  And, here I came with my camera measuring 2¾” x 2¾” square fitting in the palm of my hand along with my gorilla pod! 

“Umm, hi ya’all! Great day for photos!”  🙂

They had backpacks and gear strapped to them like they were ready to have a photo shoot with the President. I was amazed. But, these “professionals” were not going to deter my hunt for my own amazing photos.  I got me some pictures of some birds and ducks and such! 

The first set is of a Red-Winged Blackbird who was posing quite nicely for one of those “professionals”.  I inched my way as close as I could to get my own photos of the pretty boy without disturbing or scaring off Mr. Blackbird…

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I then was off to see what else I could find.  Once you are in exploration mode, your senses are all at attention.  You listen, see and smell all the wonders.  You become a Sherlock Holmes of the Wilderness.  My next discovery was an American Robin.  She was perched up in a tree and I was able to get pretty close to her.

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The last collage I would like to share with you is of the ducks I saw today.  These love birds were so much fun to watch.  I almost felt like I was invading their privacy…

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Thanks for letting me share my day! 

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Posted February 18, 2008 by Lana G! in Creation, Exploring WA, Outdoors, Photography, Sun, Walking, Washington

4 responses to “A Walk in the Park

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  1. very nice.

  2. Look at you all nature walking with names of birds and everything…

  3. This looks like a wonderful place for walking and discovery.

  4. Beautiful! Looks like a lovely day! Thanks for sharing.

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