Northern California, Central Oregon Coast May

Downtown Grants Pass OR

Downtown Grants Pass OR

Battery Point Lighthouse Crescent City CA

Battery Point Lighthouse Crescent City CA

By-the-wind Sailer jellyfish

By-the-wind Sailer jellyfish

Dolos, instrumented thingy that makes up the Crescent City breakwater

Dolos, instrumented thingy that makes up the Crescent City breakwater
Prairie Creek SP Redwoods; 8 and 2 mile hikes

One eyed elk

One eyed elk

Elk feeding

Elk feeding

Fog and undergrowth

Fog and undergrowth

Millipedes marching to mate

Millipedes marching to mate

A Redwood Cathedral

A Redwood Cathedral

Slug

Slug

Fallen giant

Fallen giant

Cathedral

Cathedral

Hanging mist

Hanging mist

Looking up a burned out trunk

Looking up a burned out trunk

Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway

Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway

Hanging mist

Hanging mist
Big Lagoon Humboldt County Park; 6 mile hike on sand isthmus

Jellyfish again

Jellyfish again

South right after a squall

South right after a squall

North, squall ending

North, squall ending

Lagoon side, squall passing

Lagoon side, squall passing

North

North

Jellyfish, this stretches from WA to CA in spring

Jellyfish, this stretches from WA to CA in spring

Photographing the jellyfish

Photographing the jellyfish

Goose Barnacles

Goose Barnacles

Lagoon on left, ocean right

Lagoon on left, ocean right

Cape Blanco Lighthouse SP OR, 60+ mph winds

Clowning in the wind

Clowning in the wind

I couldn't hold the camera still in the wind

I couldn't hold the camera still in the wind

View to the north

View to the north

Wind in the surf below

Wind in the surf below
Cape Perpetua, 6.5 mile hike

Ocean view

Ocean view

Mushrooms

Mushrooms

Virgin spruce

Virgin spruce

Trail amongst the old growth

Trail amongst the old growth

Trail amongst the old growth

Trail amongst the old growth

Big stump

Big stump

Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, that's the name

Cormorants and Murres

Cormorants and Murres

Seals

Seals

Cormorants

Cormorants

West from the beach

West from the beach

Marla wildlife watching

Marla wildlife watching

North from above

North from above

South from above

South from above

Light house

Light house
Sights we visited briefly

Secluded beach

Secluded beach

Secluded beach

Secluded beach

Secluded beach

Secluded beach

Haceda Head Lighthouse

Haceda Head Lighthouse

Devils Punch Bowl

Devils Punch Bowl

Devils Punch Bowl

Devils Punch Bowl

Tim at Devils Punch Bowl

Tim at Devils Punch Bowl

Odd carving, who were the models?

Odd carving, who were the models?
Life at the cabin and beach, Waldport OR

Blowing sand on the beach, 30 mph

Blowing sand on the beach, 30 mph

Patterns in the sand

Patterns in the sand

Fresh jellyfish on the surf line

Fresh jellyfish on the surf line

Pedestals carved by the wind

Pedestals carved by the wind

Patterns in the sand

Patterns in the sand

View west out of the cabin

View west out of the cabin

Writing in the log

Writing in the log

Tim RELAXING

Tim RELAXING

Fire in the evening

Fire in the evening

Making dinner

Making dinner

One of the better sunsets

One of the better sunsets

Evening on the beach

Evening on the beach

Last dinner of the trip, prawns, asparagus, cream on fettuccini and salad

Last dinner of the trip, prawns, asparagus, cream on fettuccini and salad

Last morning walk, Mar looking for agates

Last morning walk, Mar looking for agates

Last morning walk

Last morning walk

Some of the birds we saw, various locals

Black-Bellied Plover

Black-Bellied Plover

Pelicans

Pelicans

Goldfinch

Goldfinch

Tattlers

Tattlers

Vulture

Vulture

Bewick's Wren at full song

Bewick's Wren at full song

Bewick's Wren

Bewick's Wren

Western Gull

Western Gull

Black Oystercatcher

Black Oystercatcher

Murres flying

Murres flying

Cormorants

Cormorants

Cormorants posturing

Cormorants posturing

Cormorants

Cormorants

Cormorants grooming and posturing

Cormorants grooming and posturing

Cormorants, note the egg

Cormorants, note the egg

Cormorants, note the egg

Cormorants, note the egg

Oranged Crowned Warbler, he seranaded me each morning

Oranged Crowned Warbler, he seranaded me each morning

Song Sparrow, he seranaded me each morning

Song Sparrow, he seranaded me each morning

Crows harassing a Raven

Crows harassing a Raven

Crows harassing a Raven

Crows harassing a Raven