Thursday, June 22, 2017

Washington Park, Anacortes

Hello and Happy Thursday!

I am sharing some more Washington State photos. We stayed a few nights May 2nd thru May 5th in Anacortes Washington.

A few Great Blue Herons, they must have found a good fishing spot.


Bald Eagle sitting in a near by tree.


A view of the ferry from the beach at Washington Park


A seal near the boat dock at Washington Park.


I read that Washington Park in Anacortes was a great place to watch sunsets.  A little cloudy but it still was a pretty sunset on this evening.





For my list of thankful things this week:
I am always thankful to see a sunset.
I am thankful for all the birds and critters, I hope they and other wildlife remain safe and healthy in our world.



I hope you enjoyed my post and photos.  Thanks so much for visiting and for your nice comments. Have a happy day!

Thank you Michelle for hosting. Thankful Thursday

Thank you to the hosts of   Skywatch Friday


59 comments:

Francisco Manuel Carrajola Oliveira said...

Belos momentos fotográficos.
Gostei bastante.
Um abraço e boa semana.

Andarilhar
Dedais de Francisco e Idalisa
O prazer dos livros

✿ chica said...

Que amor as fotos e a da amiguinha nadando ficou demais de linda!Adorei! beijos, lindo dia! chica

Francisco Emanuel said...

Fotografias fantásticas.
Um abraço.
Autografos Futebol

Tom said...

...beautiful from beginning to end.

Jeevan said...

Sunrise or sunset, both are inspiring phases as it shows variants each day. Lovely capture from Washington Park and nice bird watching and seal sailing :)

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari OM
Fresh and beautiful!!! YAM xx

jandi said...

So beautiful! Have a lovely day!

Mildred said...

Hi Eileen, These are such magnificent photos. The seal's face is so sweet and what a lovely sunset. Wishing you a nice day. Heavy rain in GA this morn.

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

the BEST sunsets are cloudy

ann said...

You are a long ways from home! Gorgeous scenery.

Andrea Ostapovitch said...

Great shot of the seal. Have a great day Eileen,
Andrea

Linda W. said...

You saw a lot of great critters on your trip!

Linda said...

Gorgeous photos, Eileen! Thank you so much for sharing, I feel as though I was with you seeing all this beauty! I hope you are having a great week! :)

Karen S. said...

Oh my gosh your photos are like a dream state to me this morning! I was planning on using this day to go out and shoot some awesome photos, (yesterday nice day and I got my mowing completed) but now guess what, today it's RAINING!

Marit Sønstebø said...

Hello,

Wonderful photos! The Bald Eagle is so beautiful.

Happy Thursday!

Debbie said...

so many of my favorites today!! we are in north carolina, visiting son #2 - i am looking for picture opportunities!!!

Bob Bushell said...

Beautiful creatures in Washington. I love them.

Helma said...

Hello Eileen,
These are beautiful pictures.
Lots of herons together. The sea eagle is amazing!
The seal is so nice to see :-))))
Your lazy picture is very atmospheric. Beautiful moment.
Greetings, Helma

RedPat said...

That heron shot is especially wonderful, Eileen!

Lady Fi said...

Wow - gorgeous wildlife shots!

Hootin' ♥ Anni said...

Oh my....that eagle on the pine bough is majestic in so many ways!!

Ranten said...

Lovely pictures! Happy weekend!

Beatrice Euphemie said...

Wonderful photos, Eileen - love the seal and his whiskers! I've been there, but it has been a while. Took the kiddos on the ferry to Vancouver Island from there one year. My oldest turns 40 this year, so you can see - it's been a while! Haha!

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Love the eagle shot!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Getting to see and photograph an Eagle is the most exciting! Love that cute seal too though. He looks a little like the otters we see here in the water. Enjoy your day! It's SO HOT here now. I didn't last long at the park this morning! TOO HOT! lol Hugs!

Charlene N.K. said...

I'm also thankful for yet another day of life, for all the beautiful things in nature which are daily gifts to us and for your sharing these wonderful things in your part of the world to us.

William Kendall said...

Beautiful! The eagle is my favourite.

carol l mckenna said...

Love the seal ~ always wonderful nature shots, Eileen ~ so beautiful! ^_^

Photo Cache said...

The heron photo is so tranquil. Very relaxing to look at.

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Jim said...

Great

Lowcarb team member said...

Such a pretty sunset, a very peaceful looking scene.
I loved the seal photo too, the way it's head sort of bobs out of the water ...

All the best Jan

Michelle said...

That first photo is solid perfection. I LOVE it!

Martin Kloess said...

Thank you for this wonderful moment. May all your days be pleasurable.

Rose said...

Herons in the Mist...love that first shot. All are pretty wonderful though.

thomas said...

lovely sunset captured

Lea said...

Love the otter!

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Love the opening photo with the herons, and the sunset shot is gorgeous!!

Cloudia said...

Very nice interlude

Esha said...

All of them are gorgeous captures! Visiting from #SkywatchFriday.

https://blogsbyesha.wordpress.com/2017/06/23/seven-memorable-skywatch-shots/

ellen b said...

I'm thankful you came to Washington State and have shown me things I need to venture out and explore! Blessings Eileen!

Judy Biggerstaff said...

Nice pics Eileen, gorgeous eagle and cute seal! The weekend is almost here!

Irene said...

Great photos, Eileen! Wish you a great weekend ahead!

Irene

Sue (this n that) said...

Ah, your photos as always are a delight Eileen. What a thrill to see the seal - they're so rare here and then so hard to photograph! Beautiful photography :D)
A gorgeous sunset too. Cheers and have a great weekend!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful.

Cat Lover said...

Wonderful photos! Love the seal.
Take care.
Robin

Suzan - said...

Well Eileen,
You have been traveling as well!! I've always wanted to go to Washington state and Oregon!!
What a fun shot of the seal and what a lovely sunset!!! Always, great shots!!!

Seraphinas Phantasie said...

Hi Eileen,
a wonderful landscape and view into this nature. The seal is so cute !
Best, Synnöve

Sussi said...

lovely photos! The first one is my favorite!

Small City Scenes said...

We live not too far from Anacortes and love visiting Washington Park. Great views there. Glad you went.
MB

Lynn said...

Just beautiful! I'd love to visit Washington state.

Al said...

What a beautiful place.

Missy George said...

Great shot of the seal..Beautiful sunset...Have a nice weekend..

Deb from frugal little bungalow said...

All lovely shots, Eileen but that seal one made me smile:)

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Memories from both coasts as I catch up on your blog while we travel (good internet here). I love this area of Washington.

Mosura said...

The Heron chicks are awesome.

Carol Blackburn said...

Beautiful photos! The seal reminds me of a little dog we had years ago. When she was wet she looked like a seal pup.

JoAnn ( Scene Through My Eyes) said...

Great pix - Washington Park is one of our favorites - and only a short drive from our home. We should get together when you are out here sometime - I could use some good tips on photographing critters.

Crafty Green Poet said...

beautiful photos, specially the first one

Linda Gross said...

There is a Washington Park in my hometown. It is nothing like this Washington Park, except One could possibly find an eagle there sitting in a tree. Nice photographs.

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