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Merganser Chase

September 12, 2014

I love watchin’ the mergansers chasing around.

And then, they’re off!

merganser takeoff

Cleared for takeoff!

The weather has been amazing (although we REALLY need some rain!) ¬†We’ve had upper 40’s at night and low 70’s during the day…great for anything outdoors!

Supermoon – Central Oregon Coast

September 8, 2014

The western sky looked mostly clear around 6pm so we decided to head to Waldport to see if we’d get a shot at the last Supermoon of 2014.

looking east from alsea bay bridge

Maybe the Supermoon will rise right there?

Looks like there’s a very small window of opportunity on the eastern horizon.

foggy sunset

Foggy Sunset

I’m also watching the sunset over my shoulder…

great blue heron alsea bay

Great Blue Heron in the bay

and a couple Great Blue Heron fishing…

harbor seals splashing alsea bay

Harbor Seals splashing

and the seals cavorting.

sunset waldport

Waldport got a little sunset color

The sunset cast a little bit of color.

kayaking alsea bay

Kayaking at Sunset in Alsea Bay

A couple kayakers were taking a sunset cruise but it was becoming evident that I would not see the supermoon from the Alsea Bay Bridge.

alsea bay bridge

Pretty lines of the Alsea Bay Bridge

Back in Tidewater, the supermoon crept over the mountain at 9:10pm.

supermoon sep 2014

Supermoon – Sep 2014


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