Archive | May, 2015

Wildflowers, a coyote, and a spotted towhee

Wallflowers, penstemons, bluebells,  rose bushes,  cinquefoil, a coyote striding thru a prairie dog campus, a spotted towhee that was so tame, it didn’t fly away from the bush by the edge of the path as we walked below it and then above it.

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Pasque Flowers and Frogs

Last Sunday fields of pasque flowers, a few larkspurs, and lots of sand lilies at 8000 feet in mixed ponderosa/ doug fir forest.  A downy woodpecker and lots of frog calls. from little pocket ponds in the rock.

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7 Baby Ducklings by Boulder Creek

I just saw 7 ducklings.  They shake their heads.  Their mom tilts her head, quacks , and herds them from behind.

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Good News- 4 Baby Orcas Born in the Salish Sea off Vancouver

A customer from Bainbridge Island, Washington, told me that 4 baby orcas were recently born near there.  This good news as the population of orcas thee had not been doing so well.

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