Thursday, May 27, 2010

My World Tuesday

Today was a lovely day for a ride 
and I found myself on the headlands. 
 Here are the crowberry barrens,
 the feeding grounds for the migrating Whimbrels in the fall.

Here is where one can go to escape the hum drum of every day life or the neighborhood noise.

Here is where one can spend hours alone (I call it getting 'lost in time')
without even realizing it.

This Willet was sharing space with a Spotted Sandpiper, who flew
away just as I raised my camera!

Canada Mayflower (Maianthemum canadense), 
almost ready to bloom,
carpeted the headlands.  This little beauty is also called
a Wild Lily-of-the-valley.

An empty mussel shell left behind after providing someone's lunch!

Looking across the harbor at the historic church,
Notre Dame de L'Assomption
in the village.

On the re-tern ride home, we stopped to check out "Tern Rock", 
where I guess-timate over 100 terns nest during the summer months.
Just this early morning, my shore was in the flight path
for two of them, a delightful sight first thing in the morning.

A little closer view!

Another lighthouse sits behind and just to the left of Tern Rock.
It's lobster season, as evidenced by the boat trolling the harbor
 on the right, checking traps.

I couldn't resist taking a picture of this outcropping.
It looks like a man, looking down,
keeping watch on the shoreline.

That's my world!  
For more My World photos,




magiceye said...

beautiful images of an edenic place!

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

KS: Wonderful views of the ocean area, love all the bird photos. Isn't that so typical, you saw the two birds together but they fly before you get the shot.

Carver said...

What a wonderful place for a walk. I love the old lighthouse.

Just Ramblin' said...

Do you bicycle along or are you in a car? Looks like a lovely place to visit and take a little time to just enjoy the ocean, birds and the scenery. Love the light house and the look back at the church. Thanks for sharing the beauty in your part of the world. Nola

Rambling Woods said...

I just took a deep breath and relaxed just looking at the photos... and no oil....

Anonymous said...

Hi Karen, yes it looks like a nice place to go and visit.