Skagit Valley Daffodils and Snow Geese

Skagit Valley Daffodils and Snow Geese

Skagit Valley Daffodils, Skagit Valley Daffodils and Snow GeeseDaffodils Fields in the Skagit Valley  #50700

Daffodils and Snow Geese in the Skagit Valley, two sure signs that spring is here in the Northwest, even if the weather says it isn’t.

If you’re planning on visiting this famous destination in the coming weeks here is the latest report from RoozenGaarde. As you probably expected, blooms are a little behind schedule this year due to the prolonged cold weather.

snow geese, Skagit Valley Daffodils and Snow GeeseLarge flock of Snow Geese taking flight in the Skagit Valley  #15870

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Skagit Valley Snow Geese

Skagit Valley Snow Geese: Yesterday evening I went back down to the Skagit Valley for more Daffodil photography and came across a large flock of the Skagit Valley Snow Geese. They were perfectly framed with Mount Baker in the background. Most of the fields are still barren but in a few weeks they’ll start greening up, just before the snow geese head north for the summer. At that time a photographer will be kept very busy between the flocks of snow geese and the colorful tulips fields, all within minutes of each other. Just make sure you go on a weekday as traffic can be horrendous with very few places to legally pull off the road.

Oh, and please don’t try and stir up the flocks into flight for a dramatic photo, they need all their energy for the long trip to their breeding grounds in the arctic. If you wait long enough they’ll take to flight on their own to move to another field.

Mount Baker and Skagit Valley Snow Geese  #50680

Skagit valley Snow Geese #50680

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