Category Archives: Wild Life

Being Mindful of the Invisible Life All Around Us

“The earth is dominated by microorganisms. It can be difficult to appreciate this fact for obvious reasons that these forms of life are invisible to the unaided eye. We see plants and animals and interact with them in a deliberate … Continue reading

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Yellow Tiger Swallowtails and the Dance of Summer

‚ÄúPast the flannel plains and blacktop graphs and skylines of canted rust, and past the tobacco-brown river overhung with weeping trees and coins of sunlight through them on the water downriver, to the place beyond the windbreak, where untilled fields … Continue reading

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Early Summer Afternoon Illumination

Redwing Blackbird, Millipede, Foxglove, Thistle, Baby Barn Swallow on a chain link fence, Shadows on the forest floor

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Images of Early Summer #2: Billy Frank jr Wildlife Sanctuary in July

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Raiding the Stash

Townsend’s chipmunk (Neotamias townsendii) is a species of rodent in the squirrel family, Sciuridae. It lives in the forests of the Pacific Northwest of North America, from extreme southwestern British Columbia through western Washington and western Oregon. Townsend’s chipmunk is named after John Kirk Townsend, an early 19th-century ornithologist.[2]

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