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January 7, 2018

I do not get Varied Thrushes in my yard yet (insert High Fidelity reference here), and because my friends Jim and Diana do get Varied Thrushes in their West Salem yard right now (along with Townsend’s Warblers, etc.), I started my Sunday birding day at their house to check out their feathered visitors. 476 more words

The Christmas Angel Takes Flight

Well, California quail, at any rate!

And once again with the Earth in winter plumage!

Up up and away! We are blessed.

Nature Photography

A Tale of Gophers and Quail

Sure, it looks like winter. A bit of shelter for mammals and birds, a few seeds to keep them alive through hard times, and brrrrr. 86 more words

Nature Photography

The California State Bird on the Montini Trail

The California Quail is the State Bird, and can often be sighted in natural areas of much of the state. In the Overlook and Montini properties, the largest brood can be found right along Fourth Street, at the entrance to the Montini property, in the blackberry bushes along the fence. 194 more words


California Quail Nest

Leonard has a “California native plant” garden in our yard near Lookout CA (Modoc County). The garden is a natural area with native wildflowers interspersed among the native grasses, Indian ricegrass ( 266 more words


We moved to the boondocks!

So our live-in-the-sky experiment came to an end yesterday. It lasted 2 years and 3 months. For the first few months it was kind of neat to live high up but then the 45 stairs to get to the front door became burdensome. 575 more words