Chip And Dale! — Through Open Lens

F/8.0, 1/250, ISO 320. Eastern chipmunks What did the lawyer name his daughter? Sue. Interesting Fact: It can climb trees well, but constructs underground nests with extensive tunnel systems, often with several entrances. To hide the construction of its burrow, the eastern chipmunk carries soil to a different location in its cheek pouches. It also lines […]

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Pilgrim at Fish Creek — Walking with Aki

The little dog and I rush out the door again, again wanting to see the Fish Creek delta while the morning light is still good. Okay, that was a human-centric statement. While I wanted to see the delta washed by the kind of light captured by Flemish painters, Aki would have preferred a sleep in. […]

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Fish Out Of The Water! — Through Open Lens

F/10.0, 1/400, ISO 250. Common Terns How do birds fly? They just wing it! Interesting Fact: Common Terns nest in colonies on the ground in areas with loose sand, gravel, shell, or cobble pebbles typically less than 350 feet from the water. They tend to choose areas with scattered, low-growing vegetation to provide cover for chicks. […]

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