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Quail Painting

My sister-in-law expressed interest recently in having some small quail paintings commissioned. So, when I had a little extra time and a square of toned canvas left over from another project, I thought I would do a little quail. 144 more words


Feathered Visitors

I love watching the birds that visit us as they eat, flutter, hop, and interact. Abiding by a policy of cautious tolerance, they mostly ignore each other: at the feeder that hangs at the edge of the porch, while dipping into the surface of our largest pond or making a crazy spray of water by beating their wings in the little waterfall, and as they stroll across the lawn in search of favorite snacks. 472 more words


A Covey of Quail

One of my favorite birds here in the Sierra Foothills is the California Quail! These little birds gather in groups called a covey. When startled, their tiny little legs, carry them off to the bushes to hide. 245 more words


Birds, Waves, and Sunsets on the California Coast

Two weeks ago, I took a trip down to San Francisco to visit my boyfriend before embarking on the long adventure of studying abroad in Tanzania… 288 more words



We moved to a semi-rural town situated in wooded hills 20 years ago – the attraction was a lot that is half “wild” and slopes down to a creek.  1,090 more words


California Valley Quail, Print 3 of 30

The California quail is a small, plump bird with a short black beak. This quail is printed onto rives BFA black paper. A hard paper to photograph, but he peers out from the dark. 97 more words



Caption on the back of photos reads: “Taken at the corner of Auburn & Hillside Streets on steps at Mrs. Lawrence Stalers’ home, Klamath Falls, Oregon, Oct. 90 more words