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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


The Quail Deal...

We are surrounded by quail. This magnificent bird prefers to walk, actually strut, rather than fly. And unlike the blue jay, the other popular backyard bird, quail leave my bees alone. 34 more words