The Rutter

A walk in the woods

A walk in the woods

A young lady walks up the path in the woods. The fog and the noon sun beaming down through the trees makes the scene breath taking and surreal

Eight Points in Camp

Eight Points in Camp

It was near rutting time. It was at Page Springs Recreation Area in Southeast Oregon. It is a magnificent Mule Deer Buck.

Cedar Waxwing

Cedar Waxwing

While stalking the elusive Lazuli Bunting a flight of three Cedar Waxwings settled into a bramble beside the Orting Trail. This is just south of the village of South Prairie, in Washington State.

Home to the Nest

Home to the Nest

A Great Blue Heron returns to its nest, bringing a meal to four impatient chicks

Snow Bird

Snow Bird

A double entendre. In Canada we call those who travel south to the southern states like Arizona, for the winter, Snow Birds. This Snowy Owl must have heard of the behavior and has travelled south from the artic tundra down to sunny Washington, finding a perch to bask in the winter sun near Ocean Shores.

Lazuli Bunting

Lazuli Bunting

This Lazuli Bunting was captured beside the Orting Trail just outside the village of South Prairie. I was riding by when the flash of blue caught my eye.