I went for a walk to the Carmel River State Beach yesterday, camera by my side. Hoped to find some pelicans, but the river beach was taken over by Canadian geese. Headed for the lagoon to get a closer look at some loons when an egret flew over my head and landed about six feetContinue reading “Egret Sunday…”
Built this birdhouse for small birds, but to date I’ve only attracted cob webs. Removed the webs after I took this photo. Put up a total of four “hand-crafted” bird houses with no takers so far, however, I did see a sparrow last week checking out the one in the front yard. Remain hopeful.
The California Towhee often builds it nest in poison oak which lines all those hiking trails I love. This bird is also attracted to its reflection which is why it is the one bird most likely to fly into our windows. Took this shot of a towhee on our fence.