Camano and Spencer Islands Feb 2011

Click on any photo to see a larger version
Camano Island State Park, WA Feb 18, 2011\nThis view of Mt Baker from the north end of Camano Island is super.Camano Island State Park, WA Feb 18, 2011\nThe park rents small cabins at this beach, but they look too crowded.Camano Island State Park, WA Feb 18, 2011\nBeach driftwood causes people tomake crude shelters, and Fran like to try 'em out. Camano Island State Park, WA Feb 18, 2011\nRon grabs the chance to sit down.Camano Island State Park, WA Feb 18, 2011\nFran is always stylish on these walks.Camano Island State Park, WA Feb 18, 2011\nYes, Fran is in another tree!Camano Island State Park, WA Feb 18, 2011\nA boat launch south of Cama Beach. Camano Island State Park, WA Feb 18, 2011\nJunior wants to be fed.Camano Island State Park, WA Feb 18, 2011\nFran takes shelter in the driftwood.Camano Island State Park, WA Feb 18, 2011\nWhy do I think of Robinson Crusoe?Camano Island State Park, WA Feb 18, 2011\nFran likes to plug things up. Camano Island State Park, WA Feb 18, 2011\nThe clouds were striking today....Camano Island State Park, WA Feb 18, 2011\nThe boat launch was a nice place.Camano Island State Park, WA Feb 18, 2011\nThis bald eagle looked sort of unhappy to see us walking below his perch.Camano Island State Park, WA Feb 18, 2011\nAt the trail landing on the beach. Camano Island State Park, WA Feb 18, 2011\nThe bluff at the parking lot had nice views.The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nFran wears a hoodie in the cold breeze next to the Snohomish River this afternoon.The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nA pocket marina has a few older boats tied up.The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nThree Fingers Mtn is always a sight here. The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nAs the trail bends to the north, Three Figers Mtn is at left, and Mt Pilchuckat the right, with Fran holding up her hoodie in the breeze.The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nThis spot is either mud or full of water, depending on the tides.The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nMt Pilchuck, where we hike to the lookout each year.The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nMalards are common sights here. The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nBlue Herons are also frequent sightings on Spencer Island.The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nUp until a few years ago, a pioneer barn was on this spot. Now it is soley occupied by birds in this wetlands sanctuary on Spencer Island.The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nWe love the views all along this walk.The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nA leaning shed is all that remains at the old pioneer barn site on Spencer Island. The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nThere is a bald eagle in that tall tree beyond the water. I only spotted him while editing the image!The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nWe walk across a road which bisects the wetlands sanctuary.The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nMount Baker is so prominent to the north of Spencer Island.The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nThos is a great place to see via binoculars. The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nWe saw many groups of these ducks sifting the shallow water for food.The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nA blue heron is fishing. and get fish fairly often.The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nI think a person might get stuck trying to walk in that mud!The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nBirds of different feathers. The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nA look at the east end of the causway across Spencer Island wetlands sanctuary.The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nA view looking west, across the wetlands and Hwy I-5 to Everett.The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nA boat "boneyard"The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nA derilict barge. The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nThe great blue heron has fishing rights here.The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nFran pauses on the bridge, halfway across Spencer Island, That building in Everett is the Providence Medical Center, where I received my quad bypass surgery almost ten years ago. Thanks Dr. Brevig!The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nThis proximity of wetlands sanctuary and surrounding farmland and city is very appealing. Langus and Spencer Island are quite the popular places to visit.The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nDucks at work. The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nFran enjoys walking here.The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nCattails, probably make good torches?The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nSomething about getting your ducks in a row..... The Langus Riverside Park and Spencer Island at Everett, WA Feb 20, 2011\nAlmost back to our starting point, (after walking past the sewage plant!)



Please contact me via email:    Ron Black Email

My main Photography Gallery Index is here:    http://ronblacktravels.com/


Free counters provided by Vendio.