To the labyrinth

I’ve been wanting to go check out the Land’s End Labyrinth for awhile. The trails are good, but there are an awful lot of stairs to climb on the way back from the point. Still, with views like this, you might not mind the workout! Advertisements

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For the birds

As I’ve mentioned before, the local hummingbirds have been a big draw for me on my morning walks, but there are plenty of other small birds which are active along the lake shore in the mornings. Some are easier to photograph than others; for example, the rufous-crowned sparrows are fairly common sights, and sometimes I’d almost swear they are showing […]

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Just humming along…

Photographing the hummingbirds at Lake Natoma is starting to become a bit of an addiction lately! It’s partly because I’m sure to find them hanging around the tree tobacco, and also because I know that in a few short months repair work is due to begin along this stretch of the bike trail, and this perfect hummer habitat will cease […]

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Lake Natoma early birds

It used to be when I thought of the birds of Lake Natoma, Canada geese and various types of ducks sprang to mind. Then of course bald eagles were added to the list! But lately I’m finding that early morning weekdays seem to be my best time for photographing some of the many smaller species I never paid much attention […]

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