Our warm weather has kicked in, and the mosquitos are ravenous (ask me how I know). I shot these photos a couple of weeks ago at the American River, near the William B. Pond Recreation Area in Carmichael. I already miss those cloudy, cooler days!
I think it would be fascinating to learn where each of these trees originally came from; there’s an awful lot of them flowing downriver this year and settling along the shoreline.
The American River is running fast and fairly high right now; as I stood on the shore yesterday morning, mesmerized by the rushing water, there was nothing that could have induced me to dip even one foot into the torrent. But the birds have seen it all before and seemed more pleased than impressed. Like the Great Blue heron, calmly […]
I was lucky enough to see a few of these beautiful little birds near the river today, and especially lucky with the image below.
Some of the sights from my recent walk along the American River in Fair Oaks.