As many readers may have realized by this point, I am not one of those bird watchers out only to spot a rare bird. No ticking boxes for me. 208 more words
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There is an Oregon ash between the North and South Elkins Barns at Ash Creek Wildlife Area (Lassen County CA). A great horned owl seems to have claimed this tree as its daytime roost since every time Leonard and I walk by we can see the owl tucked amid the leaves. 200 more words
A juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron was settled on a pine branch in the early morning sun.
The charring on the tree trunk is from last year’s prescribed burn, a process managed by South Carolina’s Department of Natural Resources to reduce the risk of an uncontrolled wildfire. 8 more words