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Winter at Papago Ponds

Northern Shoveler, female

Northern Shoveler, male

This is what winter looks like in Phoenix, specifically the ponds at Papago Park, a Phoenix Point of Pride. 94 more words


Despite the gloom...

Yo Doodsters   Despite the lugubrious overcast weather this morning I girdled my loincloth and ventured fifth to the Wetlands.  I took the Nikon Wedgwood Benn’s because of the larger glass which works whatever the visibility.   136 more words


spent a very quiet last day of holidays…

lots of TV watching and napping…

did a few chores around the house and got supper ready for the kids… 52 more words


A bird at last

Yo Peeps    sorry I haven’t been Richard the Thirding of late, but will be sorted shortly. Here’s two for the New Year. A shoveler and a shank (red) 7 more words


This morning the “Pineapple Express” storm front was driving straight across Emigrant Lake from the south.  Light rain squalls and heavy wind gusts came sporadically across the gumbo mudflats of what some years is the lakebed.  92 more words


More Shoveler

Another morning spent at Lodmoor photographing mainly shoveler.
Not quite as cold today but still plenty of patches of frost around.