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
One of my favorite trails through the state park runs parallel to (and just a stone’s throw from) very busy Greenback Lane; and yet if I can get out early enough it can be a great place to snack on juicy blackberries, listen to all sorts of bird songs, encounter some Valley Quail, or maybe even spot a blacktail buck. […]
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Spring Scenes.
I previously shared these images back in January 2018. The slides are all stamped May 1971, and as I mentioned in my earlier post it still fascinates me how much Sacramento’s airport has grown and changed over the past few decades. This must have been one of my first visits to the fairly new Sacramento Metropolitan Airport (as it was […]
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 […]
A few more shots from the First Day Hike at Lake Natoma this year.