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Friday, November 20, 2020

Oregon mushrooms

 A mushroom grows on a fog shrouded ridge in a wooded area near Elkton in rural western Oregon on Friday, Nov. 20, 2020.


A cluster of bright orange mushrooms grow nearby.

A small puffball mushroom was also enjoying the misty morning.

Hop, skip, and jump

A young black-tailed deer buck bounds through an open area on a ridge near Elkton in rural western Oregon on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020.

 

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Roosevelt elk in southwestern Oregon

A wild Roosevelt bull elk shows off his broken antlers at the Bureau of Land Management Dean Creek Wildlife Viewing area near Reedsport in southwestern Oregon on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. The elk probably damaged his antlers during the rut, or mating season, which recently ended.
A flock of starlings fly past and land on a bull elk in a pasture at the wildlife viewing area near Reedsport in southwestern Oregon.

A wild Roosevelt bull elk crosses a slough during a rain shower at the Bureau of Land Management Dean Creek Wildlife Viewing area near Reedsport.



 

Monday, November 16, 2020

Season of sharing: My photos in Oregonian/OregonLive.com

The Oregonian/OregonLive.com published their Season of Sharing series yesterday. Included was a story I shot in Phoenix, Oregon with a family which lost everything in the Almeda Fire. A GoFundMe page is linked to the series and readers are encouraged to help out if they can. 





 

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Oregon eagle

 
A wild bald eagle calls out from its perch on a large Douglas fir tree along the Umpqua River near Elkton in rural southwestern Oregon on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020.

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Splish splash

A western bluebird splashed while taking a bath in a rock depression along the Umpqua River near Elkton in rural western Oregon on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 A western bluebird weighs about one ounce and primarily feeds on insects.

 

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Show off

An American kestrel flairs its tail feathers while perched on a utility wire along a road near Elkton in rural western Oregon on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. About the size of a mourning dove, kestrels are North America's smallest falcon.