I got a new toy 🙂 35X Zoom!
We had to go try it out. I’ve been trying to catch a kingfisher on camera for some time. The slightest movement startles them.
With this new camera I don’t have to get as close to get a good shot. 🙂
The young osprey, in the nest at the high school, was waiting for his lunch.
Campers made this fogdial on Tillicum Beach. I’d call it a sundial but we’ve been fogged in for a few days. The way a fogdial works is, if you don’t see it, visibility is less than 5 feet.
A camper reported an injured bird this morning. I reported it to the State Parks and they reported it to the Beach Ranger. Then I went out to see what kind of bird it was. I couldn’t tell from her description. It is a common murre. The lady sat out there by the bird, to ward off dogs, until the Ranger came. But she had to go to the restroom, and when she came back, the bird had died and a crow was eating it. The lady was sad and thought the crow was “mean”. But the crow’s got to eat too. It’s the circle of life.
She described it as black and white and kind of looked like a penguin. The common murre even walks like a penguin.