Northern Mockingbirds sing all through the day, and often into the night. Most nocturnal singers are unmated males, which sing more than mated males during the day, too. Nighttime singing is more common during the full moon — All About Birds
Huell manages to pack quite a lot into this 30-minute episode of California’s Gold from 2007. I especially enjoyed his visit to the Foresthill Bridge, not too far down the road from where I live. The nonexistent Auburn Dam is still a hot topic of debate, even decades after construction was stopped. Around the time that this episode first aired, […]
These days there are so many wild turkeys wandering around the area that I’m not really surprised when a gang of them turn up in my front yard. They periodically cruise through my neighborhood looking for things to eat; and while I’m never very surprised, I still find it a great excuse to grab my camera and try to get […]
I started out the new year with a wonderful First Day Hike on Lake Natoma, led by FOLFAN. We met up at the Willow Creek Recreation Area at 8 AM; luckily the weather was perfect — cool but too cold, with the sun making an appearance by mid morning. Here are a few photos of the area around our starting […]
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week.
Sadly, I failed to take note of the artists or titles of a couple of these paintings, but they were among my favorites at the deYoung in San Francisco and the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento earlier this year.