Ron Hanko's photos with the washington

Moose

Moose
This cow and calf Moose were photographed just down the road from where we live. There had been reports of them for months but we did not actually see them until yesterday.
Added on January  7, 2019

Moose

Moose
This is a Moose calf, photographed down the road from where we live. There have been reports of them in the area and we finally saw and photographed them yesterday, a cow and two nearly full grown calves.
Added on January  7, 2019

Moose

Moose
There have been reports of several moose in our area and our daughter saw them when driving to our house a few weeks ago. I've been carrying my camera when I'm out hoping to see and photograph them, but without success until yesterday. I was taking a wa…
Added on January  7, 2019

Maple Pass

Maple Pass
This is where we were today - we went to see the larches at Heather and Maple Passes in the North Cascades. They were past their peak but still beautiful. We hiked a nine mile loop with 2500 elevation gain as well as a side trail to Lake Ann, visible on…
Added on October 18, 2018

Fox Sparrow

Fox Sparrow
This Fox Sparrow was doing exactly what they are described as doing - sending up a spray of leaf litter while kicking around in search of food. He was photographed in Washington Park near Anacortes, Washington.
Added on September  6, 2018

Fox Sparrow

Fox Sparrow
Sitting on a bench along the loop in Washington Park, Anacortes, I watched a number of Fox Sparrows and Towhees foraging for food. This sparrow decided he was going to watch me.
Added on September  6, 2018

Fox Sparrow

Fox Sparrow
This Fox Sparrow shows some of the variation common in the species. It is much lighter and more gray in color than many of the sparrows we see. It was photographed in Washington Park near Anacortes, Washington.
Added on September  6, 2018

Fox Sparrow

Fox Sparrow
This is as Fox Sparrow, a highly variable species and the only species in the genus Passerella. It is one of the larger Sparrows and very handsome, in my opinion. This Sparrow was photographed in Washington Park near Anacortes, Washington.
Added on September  6, 2018

Spotted Towhee

Spotted Towhee
This is a Spotted Towhee photographed in Washington Park in Anacortes, Washington.
Added on September  5, 2018

Spotted Towhee

Spotted Towhee
Taken in Washington Park near Anacortes, Washington, this is the Spotted Towhee. I sat for an hour and watched some of them and some Fox Sparrows one morning while in the park.
Added on September  5, 2018