August 29, 2015
Otters seem to have a fluid motion even when they are on land. These photos were taken in Tidewater just below Blackberry Campground east of Waldport, Oregon. (Sorry if I caught an intimate moment. Sometimes it’s hard to tell.)
Watch the video of them taking a dirt bath. When the 3rd otter comes onto land you can see a little newt scurrying out of the way.
August 17, 2015
I was wandering around the Alsea River at low tide today; just exploring and being fascinated by how time can shape a rock.
Small rock over time makes hole bigger
A Great Blue Heron flew in and landed upstream looking for lunch.
Great Blue Heron
Then I stumbled onto a land-locked lamprey eel. Hhhmmm…must be what he’s looking for?
Upon Don’s suggestion, I tossed him over to another pool so he could escape into the river.
Sorry, Mr Heron, but I don’t mind if you eat this little guy: