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Halloween Celebrated at Butterbredt - October 29, 2016

This year, the weather was warm and it seemed as though the migration was not yet occurring since the number of birds were down.  The rabbitbrush was blooming but was not quite at the height of bloom (they’d be at their best in another week).  269 more words

Field Trip Reports

Summer Successes

Although we are still experiencing high temperatures where I live, the northern hemisphere has assumed an autumn angle, and the new season is underway.

Here are a few glimpses of our northern California summer wildlife. 366 more words



They looked like tennis balls on legs, not the sort of chicks to attract Donal Trump’s praise.  But precious and the first I’ve seen this summer. 117 more words


Point and Shoot - Quail babies

So hard to get a clear shot of quails. I finally got one last year and so far I still believe that he was there waiting for me, LOL.   117 more words



This week’s photo, taken July 13, 2016 at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, features a headshot of a male CALIFORNIA QUAIL. Notice that its head plume, or topknot, actually consists of a group of feathers. 24 more words

More birds? Really?

Okay, I think I have to go out and get some non-birds shots soon. Having said that, I’m a sucker for a good quail shot. These are such interesting birds. 39 more words