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My wife and I are headed home to McMinnville from the Bay Area.  Overnight we are in Mt. Shasta and we got here this afternoon in time to run up to the end of the highway on the south slope of the volcano itself.  170 more words


Baby Kestrel(s)!

BREAKING NEWS: far too many humans are horrible Republicans, excuse the redundancy, but that’s not news.

What’s news is I caught a glimpse of a near-fledgling American Kestrel in the corner cornice this afternoon! 181 more words


Spoonbills and a Bittern

Fairburn Ings and Old Moor RSPB
17/6/18 cloudy with occasional showers

Spoonbills nesting for the first time in 400 years in Yorkshire. Briefest of glimpses of the Bittern at Old Moor.

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Birding at Bargoed & Cefn Gelligaer

I was out birding again on day 17 of #30DaysWild, once again with Glamorgan Bird Club, this time to Cefn Gelligaer and the Bargoed uplands. And what a wonderful day it was, in spite of the light rain that set in after lunch (though that does mean I don’t have a lot of photos). 227 more words


Beautiful Duck

I do already have quite a lot of duck photos, but I always like to take new ones because they are both, beautiful and a nice subject to practice and experiment with photography. 143 more words


I Don't Know This Bird

Two hours before Germany would play against Mexico, I didn’t know what to do with my time. I decided to go outside, walking around with my camera. 153 more words



After a short distance drive in the middle of the night, we found ourselves at a never visited nature reserve near the Heathrow Airport. The Chobham Common National Nature Reserve is an ancient remnant of the formerly extensive lowland heath. 288 more words