A few details from a trip to Sacramento Bar, on the American River in Fair Oaks. Advertisements
Over my lifetime I’ve seen — and heard! — so many scrub jays and magpies as I grew up in this part of California that I usually pay little attention to them and have never bothered to photograph them. Still, these two birds, both corvids, are intelligent, inquisitive, and mischievous, not to mention noisy. The California scrub jay actually ranges […]
My entry for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge this week.
Yesterday morning I noticed a large group of swallows swirling above my head as I walked along the base of the bluffs by Lake Natoma. They were moving so fast I had trouble catching them with my camera — but this morning I cranked up my shutter speed and went back for another try. I was also surprised that they […]
When I can walk from my house down to Lake Natoma early in the morning and see this kind of bird activity, I call it a very good day!
It’s not too surprising that a pond-dwelling turtle would be sunning himself on a log; but I never even noticed him sitting there until I looked at the image on my computer. If that’s not a ninja turtle, I don’t know what is!