Archive for November, 2006

Marine Drive Trek

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Mike and I explored the Smith and Bybee Lake Refuge today. Some of the sloughs are icy. The birds have gone south!

Here’s a gaggle of critters at Kelly Point, where the Willamette joins the Columbia. Click on the image for more detail. My bird ID folk think most of the birds are juvenile cormorants who haven’t gotten all their dark feathers, yet.

Fall Colors

Wednesday, November 15th, 2006

Here is another image from the Hoyt Aboretum shoot. It’s a Chinese Pistache tree at sunset.


I hiked the Marshall Creek Trail yesterday. It’s near Lewis and Clark College. Here’s a link to a neat Southwest Portland Walking Map.

Marshall Creek