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July 28, 2015

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DeniseinVA

Wonderfully scenic shots Sallie. Your first first shot showing where the water birds should be was great.

Gemma Wiseman

Wow. The wetlands may be drying, but they are quite large and hopefully have a chance of surviving the dry spell. Grand views.

Eileen

Hello Sallie, I love the cute Grebes! And the scenic shots of the wetlands are pretty. I love the middle photo, great shot! Enjoy your day!

Sondra-SC

I see one wood duck mixed in there for good measure, love the water, it looks great!

artmusedog and carol

Climate Change is effecting us all ~ Wonderful photos and presentation ~

Happy Week to you,
artmusedog and carol

phil

We seem to be having lots those days. Grey,cloud and often rain before the sun shines for half a day. I prefer it the other way around so that I can some birding in before too many people are up and about. Those damn birds can be very uncooperative sometimes (most times).

Linda

Your photos are outstanding!

Linda
http://coloradofarmlife.wordpress.com

Lavender Dreams

I love framing a photo with the limb of a tree at the top...it looks so professional! And I love seeing these birds. I'm still learning to identify everything we see here. Enjoy your week! Hugs, Diane

TexWisGirl

so cool to see the pied-bills there! they used to winter here, but since the whistlers began staying, none have done so (too crowded, i guess.)

jesh stg

Stunning waterscapes, Sallie! In your posts below: How lucky your grand children are to have great grandparents:)

Gaelyn

You did well to capture those hiding grebes in the weeds that are sadly growing where water ought to be.

Al

That's a very pretty wetland. Hopefully you'll get enough rain to keep it in good shape!

Reader Wil

This is so much like where I live in my part of the Netherlands.
Wil, ABCW Team

Yogi

I hope that you get some rain soon.

This year we have had lots of rain and it is nice to see the ponds, marshes, and lakes of the area full. The mosquitoes are liking it also.

Penny

Love what you did with the birds and the background, Sallie.
I do hope you get that rain. We had so much rain here in July, I'm afraid we took some of yours.

bj

wow...you must have a fantastic camera and you sure know how to use it..
xo

Dianne

Thanks for taking me on your morning walk. A real treat

a spirit of simplicity

Here in Massachusetts we have been having issues with erosion along the coast line. I hope that the waters will come back up your way again. It's very frightening what we are doing to this earth.

Marylin Warner

You've taken some lovely pictures. I enjoyed this calm adventure!

ellen b

Beautiful views Sallie! Our great northwest really needs some good rain...

NatureFootstep

loved to see your grebes. They are beautiful birds. :)

Peter B

Sounds like you are dry up there too, although probably not as bad as here in S CA! Pretty shots.

Photo Cache

Does it not rain during summer in Oregon?

sylviakirk

Love the Grebes! Hope you're dealing with our heat better than I am!! I feel like I've been moved back to Texas!!! Hope you have a wonderful weekend, Sallie!! Enjoy!!

Jenn Jilks

You have the best trips!

Chandra

Hi Sallie,
Even without the rain, the majesty of nature speaks for itself.
Sending positive vibes for rain, if that's what y'all need.
Namste!

Rajesh

Beautiful shots of the place.

Ramblingwoods

Wonderful habitat these wetlands. I hope you get the rain you need, but this summer seems to be another of extremes... Michelle

Lady Fi

Lovely scenery and nice shots of the birds.

Ratty

That looks like a wonderful place for getting pictures of ducks.

Lay Hoon

Such lovely scenery !!

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bettyl - NZ

They should appreciate your attention and pose better!! I don't notice the amount of rain until I get outside of our Taranaki area. It seems that the mountain keeps the whole area green, even in summer, while the rest of the country turns brown.

Maya Harrison

Beautiful photos of lovely scenes. :-)

Barb

I love that landscape shot of the wetlands. Sallie, I thought you were a Grebe whisperer! I've heard that you're so dry there. Luckily, we've gotten plenty of rain - so far. That can change in a few days and everything becomes too dry. I hope our weather pattern holds!

orchid

Dearest Sallie; I DO wish we have waterland near my house♪ I couldn't agree more with your words "they really don't love to pose for me". That IS exactly I feel I try to take pictures of birds and especially dragonflies now p:-)
Our rainy season is over and scorching sun is nagging us. Today my husband has band stage outside in the afternoon; haha, I'm worrying a bit now.

Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend in America, xoxo Miyako*

Nan

scary weather out there. i hope there is rain soon.

Felicia

still looks like a beautiful area. hope you get some rain before they dry up completely.

LifeRamblings

such a peaceful and beautiful spot to enjoy birds watching.

Marie-AZ

I saw the same problem when I went to Coachline Lake the other day here in Tucson! Half the lake was gone! Beautiful photos.

Anni @ I'd Rather B Birdin'

To have such a wonderful, peaceful looking, area like this to walk around early in the morning, I'd look forward to getting out and about!!

Love how you made the images into a collage like that of the grebes!!

Thanks for sharing your post link today at I'd Rather B Birdin'!!

Jenn Jilks

Such a beautiful spot! Love your travels!!!

NatureFootstep

the sky over the wetland is great. The,a bit grey, light is beautiful.

Roan

Nice shots of the Grebes. Beautiful area!

Debra

<3 grebes. They CAN be tricky to capture. Your shot of the wetlands is spectacular.

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