Fall at Belfair

I have a hard time believing that anyone in the Pacific Northwest wasted time inside shopping today with the kind of beautiful, crisp fall day we had:

I do know that there were so many people walking at Belfair today that the only birds we saw were ones far from the trail. Of course, the gunfire from duck hunters that echoed across the water might have explained the fact that the main thing we saw today were young cormorants, like this one:

And these who crowded into the few landing places that weren’t covered by the high tides:

We did manage to catch a glimpse of a few other ducks, though, like this beautiful female Goldeneye.

Perhaps the brilliant sunshine couldn’t restore summer’s beautiful greens, but it can certainly make Fall’s browns sparkle.

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