Here are some shots taken while walking Ivan along the beaches of Monterey County.
Here is a grouping of bird photos I took either at Carmel-by-the-Sea beach or on the trail overlooking it. These are birds not commonly seen near the ocean where sea gulls, , sandpipers and pelicans abound.
This egret and its shadow has either too many legs or not enough.
I’ve noticed that when Canadian geese fly in formation, there is only one goose that honks–it is the one in charge of keeping everyone together. Note the goose on the bottom has its beak open and, besides, I could hear its singular honk when it flew overhead.
This heron is focused on a small fish, not me, the photographer.
I’ve made 10 birdhouses, but only one has photo proof that birds used it to start a family. My son-in-law took this photo of a mountain chickadee coming out of its new home in Truckee, California. A few weeks after this shot I paid my daughter and her husband a visit in hopes that theContinue reading “No Vacancy! (finally)”
An egret is about to buzz two mallards at the Carmel River Lagoon–a busy traffic day in the marsh.
A scrub jay perches on a rusty iron pipe in an act of perfect balance.
Crows are everywhere in Carmel, but it is rare to see them side by side and still.