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Birding on Whidbey and Camano Islands

Whidbey and Camano Islands are a great place to see birds, with some of the best locations around.  The island are along the Pacific Flyway, a western “highway in the sky” birds use to migrate. Two of the people most knowledgeable about bird watching here are Craig and Joy Johnston.   The artist/writer couple of produced many amazing photographs of birds … Read More

An orca, or killer whale, a few hundred yards from shore

The One That Got Away

With orca here year-round and gray whales visiting each spring, many of us take to boats for a memorable day, even if the camera we brought along wasn’t cooperating.