Winter Solstice 2018

Winter Solstice 2018

Great Egret in WinterHappy Winter Solstice! A few years ago I went to the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area just prior to the winter solstice. It’s such a fantastic place for birding and photography. It’s easy to get to, has an abundance and variety of wildlife,...
Backyard Bird Count

Backyard Bird Count

Do you track your backyard bird visitors?  It’s a lot of fun, especially if you live somewhere with a variety of visitors. But even urban areas can have an interesting assortment of birds. Having feeders and water available will help attract visitors too. About...
Inquisitive Deer

Inquisitive Deer

Do you ever feel like you are being watched as you work?  I looked up and this young lady was looking back at me. I’m not sure if she’s the same one pictured here, they both have dark spots on the left ear. It’s bigger here, I don’t know if...
Fall 2018 #1 with a splash of Halloween

Fall 2018 #1 with a splash of Halloween

I’m not sure what Fall #2 will look like, but I know there will be more posts. I’m sure people in the upper midwest and northeast U.S. will be rolling their eyes at this, but I’m delighted with how much red this year’s crop of Black Oaks...
Mono Lake, California

Mono Lake, California

Today I saw a post from a photographer I admire, Peter West Carey where he mentioned he had never been to Mono Lake. I was surprised, as he seems to be up and down the west coast often. And I’m just plain surprised when I hear that someone hasn’t been to...