Scrub Jay

We have a lot of scrub jays around here and I don't normally seek them out to photograph them. But this one just sat and waited for me to take its photo. Maralee

Great Blue Heron

The Heron . . . Again

I went down to the river hoping to catch a glimpse of my elusive heron. I didn't have to wait long. I only had to walk about 100 feet along the river before I spotted it standing on a rock in the middle of the river. I found a somewhat comfortable spot to sit and … Continue reading The Heron . . . Again

Common Merganser

Among the mallards congregating on the river were a number of common mergansers. The male mergansers are striking with their black and white bodies and red bills. The females not quite so much. They're still beautiful but with their red hair and grayish bodies, they're not quite as good-looking as the males. But that seems … Continue reading Common Merganser