Northern California Southern Oregon 2004

On the road to and the hotel in Grants Pass

Lunch on I5 in Oregon

Lunch on I5 in Oregon

The Grants Pass greeter

The Grants Pass greeter

Sights at the hotel pool

Sights at the hotel pool

On the road From Grants Pass to Eureka

Redwoods on the Newton Drury Scenic Parkway

Redwoods on the Newton Drury Scenic Parkway

Redwoods on the Newton Drury Scenic Parkway

Redwoods on the Newton Drury Scenic Parkway

Elk along the way

Elk along the way

Wild rhodie in Azalia Reserve

Wild rhodie in Azalia Reserve
9 mile hike in Prairie Creek SP

Trail as it passes through burnt out live Redwood

Trail as it passes through burnt out live Redwood

For prospective

For prospective

Virgins

Virgins

Looking up as one tends to do here

Looking up as one tends to do here

Wow

Wow

Banana slug

Banana slug

Undergrowth

Undergrowth

Undergrowth

Undergrowth

Undergrowth

Undergrowth

Undergrowth

Undergrowth

Play of light

Play of light

Cal Barrel road

Cal Barrel road

Snail

Snail

Big one

Big one

More trees

More trees

More ferns

More ferns

Lone red flower

Lone red flower

Elk

Elk

Elk

Elk

Elk

Elk
Moving on up to Waldport OR

The first sunset from our cabin on the beach

The first sunset from our cabin on the beach

The first sunset from our cabin on the beach

The first sunset from our cabin on the beach

Little Sailer Jellyfish

Little Sailer Jellyfish

Little Sailer Jellyfish

Little Sailer Jellyfish

Walking on the beach by the cabin

Walking on the beach by the cabin

Seal pup

Seal pup

Seal pup

Seal pup

Pine flowers

Pine flowers

View out of the cabin

View out of the cabin

Dramatic sky

Dramatic sky

Yaquina Head Lighthouse

Yaquina Head Lighthouse

Yaquina Head Beach

Yaquina Head Beach

Cormorants and Murres nesting

Cormorants and Murres nesting

Cormorants and Murres nesting

Cormorants and Murres nesting

Sea Anemones in the tide pools at Yaquina Head

Sea Anemones in the tide pools at Yaquina Head

Sea Urchins

Sea Urchins

Barnacle uncrusted rock

Barnacle uncrusted rock

Sea lions resting

Sea lions resting

Sea lions resting

Sea lions resting

10 mile hike, Umpqua Dunes Oregon

Lone Lupine

Lone Lupine

One of the many ponds on the way to the ocean

One of the many ponds on the way to the ocean

Lunch log at the beach

Lunch log at the beach

Washed up net hosting life

Washed up net hosting life

Clowning around

Clowning around

Clowning around

Clowning around

Turkey Vultures

Turkey Vultures

Dead seal they were eating

Dead seal they were eating

Heading north on the beach

Heading north on the beach

Looking south

Looking south

East towards the dunes

East towards the dunes

North, this beach is VERY remote

North, this beach is VERY remote

One of the smaller ponds

One of the smaller ponds

Heading back

Heading back

The dunes

The dunes

The dunes

The dunes

Our tracks

Our tracks

My tracks, we split on the way back

My tracks, we split on the way back

One of the taller dunes

One of the taller dunes

Looking back

Looking back

My tracks, ocean in background

My tracks, ocean in background

I went high, Marla low

I went high, Marla low

Tree island and pond

Tree island and pond

South from the tallest dune

South from the tallest dune

West from the tallest dune

West from the tallest dune

Near the top

Near the top

Near the top

Near the top

Sign entering Yachats OR

Sign entering Yachats OR
Some of the interesting birds we saw

Avocets feeding

Avocets feeding

Avocets feeding

Avocets feeding

Snowy Egret

Snowy Egret

Snowy Egret

Snowy Egret

Great Egret

Great Egret

California Quail

California Quail

Barn Swallow

Barn Swallow

Herring Gull Nesting

Herring Gull Nesting

Brandts Cormorant gathering nesting material

Brandts Cormorant gathering nesting material

Brandts Cormorant gathering nesting material

Brandts Cormorant gathering nesting material

Brandts Cormorant

Brandts Cormorant

Cormorants and gulls nesting

Cormorants and gulls nesting

Cormorants and Murres nesting

Cormorants and Murres nesting

Semipalmated Plovers

Semipalmated Plovers

Plovers and Sandpipers

Plovers and Sandpipers

Sandpipers

Sandpipers

Rednecked Stints and Least Sandpipers

Rednecked Stints and Least Sandpipers

Rednecked Stints and Least Sandpipers

Rednecked Stints and Least Sandpipers

Curlew

Curlew

Curlews

Curlews

Can't identify

Can't identify

Surfbird

Surfbird

Sandpipers

Sandpipers