Month: September 2007

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Orcas and whale watching boat, Kenai Fjords National Park, Seward, Alaska, originally uploaded by blather. Mother and calf - orcas, or Killer whales, in Kenai Fjords National Park, with whale watching vessel approaching Pod of Orcas, Kenai Fjords National Park, Seward, Alaska, originally uploaded by blather.

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Street Preacher, Temple Bar's Crown Alley, Dublin, originally uploaded by blather. Get high resolution photograph of the Temple Bar Preacher » Street Preachers, Temple Bar's Crown Alley, Dublin, originally uploaded by blather.Get high resolution photograph of the Temple Bar Preacher » Saturday afternoon, Temple Bar, Dublin. Who would have thought it necessary to turn the Irish towards god? In 2007, these rather shouty born again christians find it necessary to take the streets of Ireland's capital city to convert the heathen Irish to the word of god. Not many listened, some took photos, as souvenirs. But god, did they talk a load of muck.

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Willow Ptarmigan or Willow Grouse, state bird of Alaska, seen in, originally uploaded by blather. Get high resolution photographs of the Willow Ptarmigan » Summer plumage (white in winter). I got close and personal with a few willow ptarmigans in Denali - usually, however, they were hiding in bushes, making it very difficult to get a clean photograph. "The male Willow Grouse is unique in its nesting behaviour. In all other species of grouse, only the female takes responsibility for the young. However, the male Willow Grouse often takes responsibility of the young by staunchly defending his territory and his young. Males have even been documented to have attacked a Grizzly Bear and will attack humans who distract their young." "In Finnish Lapland, the Willow Grouse...

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Common Murre or Guillemot, Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska, originally uploaded by blather. Common Murre or Guillemot, swimming in Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska Common Murre or Guillemot, Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska, originally uploaded by blather. Common Murre or Guillemot, Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska, originally uploaded by blather.

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Denali National Park, Alaska, originally uploaded by blather. The view from Polychrome Mountain. Not high? That plain on the left is about 3,500ft about sea level! I posted this on flickr back in June, forgot to post it here...

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Tufted Puffin, Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska, originally uploaded by blather. Click for high resolution version » Tufted Puffin (Fratercula cirrhata), seen near Seward, Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Mew or Common Gull eating a bug, Potter's Marsh, Anchorage, Alas, originally uploaded by blather. Mew Gull, larus canus, eating a bug, Potter's Marsh, Anchorage, Alaska. Her chicks were nearby, and I think she grabbed this dragonfly to feed to them.