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Great Egret in nuptial plumage preening – Santa Rosa 1. Geese in silhouette flying under pink sunset cloud water below – Consumnes River Preserve 1:7:15 (P1020482 1. Mute Swan swimming left * – Las Gallinas 1:12:15 (P1020556 _acorn_woodpecker_wings_cropped_closer_above_snag_-_92813_p1070982 _american_avocet_looking_down_in_water_p1010597 _annas_hummingbird_female_closer_atop_oak_branches_not_in_leaf_2_3-21-13 _black-necked_stilt_himantopus_mexicanus_mid-step_one_foot_raised_-_mill_valley_12513_p1090056 _collared_aracari__front_of_body_and_right_side_of_head_view-_san_ignacio_11-20-12_p1040840 _egret_on_wooden_railing_by_coba_lagoon_122512_p1050755 _great_egret_in_nuptial_plumage_preening_-_santa_rosa_2011_1712285049761 _great_egret_stretching_wings_feet_hidden_water_in_front_and_behind_rowland_10512_p1040511 _hermit_thrush_p1020161 _lesser_goldfinch_on_sunflower_looking_at_me_-_highland_center_9-22-11_p1010375 _little_blue_heron_wading_in_water_-_belize_closer_11-25-12_p1050203 _red-shouldered_hawk_atop_tree_cropped_closer_123013_p1080680 _rufous-tailed_hummingbird_amazilia_tzacatl_tail_splayed_view_nuuk_cheil_near_cockscomb_belize_p1050161 _song_sparrow_singing__w_beak_open_-_abbots_lagoon_41013_p1070033 _turkey_looking_at_me-right_eye__11-28-13_p1080478 _two_wigeons_in_lake_lag_water_wmoire_pattern_102512_p1040554 _western_bluebird_profile_52712p1030535 _white_pelicans_three_in_water_123013_p1080728 _white-crowned_sparrow_adult_looking_at_me__on_coyote_bush__-_muir_beach_1114_p1080749 _white-crowned_sparrow_on_bare_branch_on_ground_looking_down_-_muir_beach_1114_p1080731 _white-tailed_kite_flying_off_from_monterey_pine_cropped_closer__-_cm_marsh_9-23-13_p1070858 _wood_duck_drake__122011_p1020295 black_phoebe_sayornis_nigricans_sitting_on_branch_wain_cattails_looking_tords_water_closer_-_lake_lag_7-25-12_ calif_quail_in_woodacre_p1010142 hooded_merganser_side_view_swimming_to_right_12-16-11p1020152 kingfisher_atop_wooden_utility_pole_-_bolinas_lagoon_1-18-12_p1020576 laughing_gull_winter_adult_looking_at_me_ria_lagartos_122412_p1050663 OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA pied-billed_grebe_in_reed_water_ripples__closer__lake_lag_3-4-13_p1060800 red-winged_blackbird_on_dry_fluff_of_cattails_p1090008 red-winged_blackbird_singing_on_bush_cropped_closer_-_las_gallinas_12214 social_flycatcher__left_profile_closeup_111912_p1040734 song_sparrow_head_in_profile_in_thicket_-_abbots_lagoon_41013_p1070041 two_crows_facing_each_other_atop_boulder_10413_p1080068 Red-tailed Tropicbird on nest Robin with twig in mouth – Lake Lag 4-17-13 (P1070145 acorn_woodpecker_on_side_of_granary_tree_wmadrone_behind_10513_p1080084 northern_mockingbird_mimus_polyglottos_head_tipped_to_side_21614_p1090298 ** Anna’s Hummingbird drinking at feeder (iridescent feathers of gorget visible) 1-13-13 (closer) (P1060588 4. Great Egret taking off in flight from Euc (cropped closer)- Santa Rosa 5-22-14 (P1090928 Acorn Woodpecker (female) in Oak (looking up) – Woodacre 5:20:14 (P1090835 Black Crowned Night Heron (juvenile) head in profile – Santa Rosa 5:22:14 (P1090844 California Quail (Callipepla californica) 6:10:13 California Quail on deck railing, head lowered (Callipepla californica) 6:10:13 Great Egret about to land in Euc tree (cropped closer) – Santa Rosa 5-22-14 (P1090854 Great Egret about to land in Redwood tree 5:22:14 (P1090866 Pileated Woodpecker on Doug Fir – Woodacre 5:13:14 (P1090771 Pileated Woodpecker on Doug Fir (cropped closer) – Woodacre 5:13:14 (P1090771 Raven flying over grass – Pt. Reyes4:29:14 (P1090679 Raven on fence post at dusk – Pt. Reyes 4:29:14 (IMG_2986 Raven on post in silhouette – Pt.Reyes 4:29:14 (P1090716 Red-winged Blackbird in profile w:beak open on post 4:29:14 (P1090676 Royal Tern (Sterna maxima) preening – Tulum 1:4:13 Whimbrel wading in water, facing surf – Drakes Beach 5:1:14 (P1090743 Mallard in rippled water – Bon Tempe 6:1:14 (P1100027 Mallard in rippled water – Bon Tempe 6:1:14 (P1100027 Mallard leaving trail of ripples – Bon Tempe 6:1:14 (P1100028 Turkey in profile and one behind in grass – Bon Tempe 6:5:14 ( Wood Duck * face closeup ** (right profile) 6:8:14 (P1000050 Wood Duck * in water (right profile *) 6-8-14 (P1000038 Wood Duck * in water (right profile 2*) 6-8-14 (P1000039 Wood Duck * in water (right profile) 6-8-14 (P1000031 Wood Duck * in water **-bill touching water (right profile) 6-8-14 (P1000036 Mallard in rippled water – Bon Tempe 6:1:14 (P1100027 Mallard leaving trail of ripples – Bon Tempe 6:1:14 (P1100028 Turkey in profile and one behind in grass – Bon Tempe 6:5:14 ( Wood Duck * face closeup ** (right profile) 6:8:14 (P1000050 Wood Duck * in water (right profile *) 6-8-14 (P1000038 Wood Duck * in water (right profile 2*) 6-8-14 (P1000039 Wood Duck * in water (right profile) 6-8-14 (P1000031 Wood Duck * in water **-bill touching water (right profile) 6-8-14 (P1000036 1. Geese in silhouette flying under pink sunset cloud water below – Consumnes River Preserve 1:7:15 (P1020482 1. Mute Swan swimming left * – Las Gallinas 1:12:15 (P1020556 1. Sandpiper at Bon Tempe 1:10:15 (P1020515 2. Geese (six) in silhouette flying in front of orange sunset cloud – Consumnes River Preserve 1:7:15 (P1020473 3. Sand Hill Cranes flying at sunset – Consumnes River Preserve 1:7:15 (P1020476 4. Sand Hill Cranes flying in long line far away – Consumnes River Preserve 1:7:15 (P1020489 4. Spotted Sandpiper in reeds (back view) at Bon Tempe 1:10:15 (P1020506 5. Geese (three) in silhouette flying at sunset – Consumnes River Preserve 1:7:15 (P1020479 6. Black-necked Stilts in marsh at sunset – Consumnes River Preserve 1:7:15 (P1020488 Acorn Woodpecker on Madrone tree – Bon Tempe 10:23:14 (P1010055 Anna’s Hummingbird *, head turned, left eye visible * 11:10:14 (P1010192 Anna’s Hummingbird, head turned, right eye visible (cropped closer) 11-10-14 (P1010189 Black Phoebe on wooden piling – Las Gallinas 1:12:15 (P1020565 Brewers Blackbird on ground – Bear Valley 11:1:14 (P1100267 Canada Geese * swimming together – Las Gallinas 1:12:15 (P1020573 Canada Goose * (closeup) in water – Las Gallinas 1:12:15 ( P1020579 Chestnut-backed chickadee (Poecile rufescens) on Bay tree – Woodacre 10:23:14 (P1010039 Chestnut-backed chickadee (Poecile rufescens) on Bay tree leaves – Woodacre 10:23:14 (P1010038 Chestnut-backed Chickadee on Bay Laurel – Woodacre 11:11:14 (P1010212 Dark-eyed Junco at water bowl (cropped closer) – Woodacre 11-11-14 (P1010214 Golden Crowned Sparrow on Coyote Bush (2) 10:23:14 (P1010104 Great Blue Heron walking in marsh * – Cypress Grove 9:27:14 (P1000944 Mallard (male:closer) – Bon Tempe 10:27:14 (P1010114 Mallard:Domestic Duck hybrid (closer) – Rowland Blvd. pond 1:14:15 (P1020630 Mute Swan swimming left (2) * – Las Gallinas 1:12:15 (P1020557 Mute Swan w:water droplet on bill – Las Gallinas 1:12:15 (P1020550 Northern Shoveler duck couple w:beaks shoveling water – Las Gallinas- 1:12:15 (P1020587 Northern Shoveler duck couple w:beaks shoveling water (side by side) – Las Gallinas – 1:12:15 (P1020588 Nuttal’s Woodpecker (cropped closer) – near Bon Tempe  1-10-15 (P1020494 Oak Titmouse on edge of bird water bowl – Woodacre 10:21:14 (P1000990 Osprey atop snag, head turned, w-talons extended – Bon Tempe 1-1-15 (P1020386 Pygmy Nuthatch at water bowl – Woodacre 11:11:14 (P1010208 Pygmy Nuthatch sipping water- Woodacre 11:11:14 (P1010209 Pygmy Nuthatch w-seed in mouth (cropped closer) – Woodacre 11-11-14 (P1010221 Snowy Egret (hunched) looking intently into water on mudflat – Richardson Bay 12:30:14 (P1020298 Turkey Vultures in tree w:wings extended on cold morning (wider angle) 12:27:14 (P1020245 Turkeys (two( in tall grass – Fairfax 6:16:14 (P1100053 Western Bluebird (head turned:cropped closer) on dead Hemlock – Las Gallinas 1-12-15 (P1020525 Western Bluebird (Sialia mexicana) fluffed up profile – Bon Tempe 10:23:14 (P1010082 Western Grebe on Richardson Bay 12:30:14 (P1020306 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata) on Madrone branch – Bon Tempe 10:23:14 (P1010078 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata) on Madrone branch head tipped – Bon Tempe 10:23:14 (P1010072 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata) on Madrone leaves – Bon Tempe 10:23:14 (P1010071 1. Sandpiper at Bon Tempe 1:10:15 (P1020515 2. Geese (six) in silhouette flying in front of orange sunset cloud – Consumnes River Preserve 1:7:15 (P1020473 3. Sand Hill Cranes flying at sunset – Consumnes River Preserve 1:7:15 (P1020476 4. Sand Hill Cranes flying in long line far away – Consumnes River Preserve 1:7:15 (P1020489 4. Spotted Sandpiper in reeds (back view) at Bon Tempe 1:10:15 (P1020506 5. Geese (three) in silhouette flying at sunset – Consumnes River Preserve 1:7:15 (P1020479 6. Black-necked Stilts in marsh at sunset – Consumnes River Preserve 1:7:15 (P1020488 Acorn Woodpecker on Madrone tree – Bon Tempe 10:23:14 (P1010055 Anna’s Hummingbird *, head turned, left eye visible * 11:10:14 (P1010192 Anna’s Hummingbird, head turned, right eye visible (cropped closer) 11-10-14 (P1010189 Black Phoebe on wooden piling – Las Gallinas 1:12:15 (P1020565 Brewers Blackbird on ground – Bear Valley 11:1:14 (P1100267 Canada Geese * swimming together – Las Gallinas 1:12:15 (P1020573 Canada Goose * (closeup) in water – Las Gallinas 1:12:15 ( P1020579 Chestnut-backed chickadee (Poecile rufescens) on Bay tree – Woodacre 10:23:14 (P1010039 Chestnut-backed chickadee (Poecile rufescens) on Bay tree leaves – Woodacre 10:23:14 (P1010038 Chestnut-backed Chickadee on Bay Laurel – Woodacre 11:11:14 (P1010212 Dark-eyed Junco at water bowl (cropped closer) – Woodacre 11-11-14 (P1010214 Golden Crowned Sparrow on Coyote Bush (2) 10:23:14 (P1010104 Great Blue Heron walking in marsh * – Cypress Grove 9:27:14 (P1000944 Mallard (male:closer) – Bon Tempe 10:27:14 (P1010114 Mallard:Domestic Duck hybrid (closer) – Rowland Blvd. pond 1:14:15 (P1020630 Mute Swan swimming left (2) * – Las Gallinas 1:12:15 (P1020557 Mute Swan w:water droplet on bill – Las Gallinas 1:12:15 (P1020550 Northern Shoveler duck couple w:beaks shoveling water – Las Gallinas- 1:12:15 (P1020587 Northern Shoveler duck couple w:beaks shoveling water (side by side) – Las Gallinas – 1:12:15 (P1020588 Nuttal’s Woodpecker (cropped closer) – near Bon Tempe  1-10-15 (P1020494 Oak Titmouse on edge of bird water bowl – Woodacre 10:21:14 (P1000990 Osprey atop snag, head turned, w-talons extended – Bon Tempe 1-1-15 (P1020386 Pygmy Nuthatch at water bowl – Woodacre 11:11:14 (P1010208 Pygmy Nuthatch sipping water- Woodacre 11:11:14 (P1010209 Pygmy Nuthatch w-seed in mouth (cropped closer) – Woodacre 11-11-14 (P1010221 Snowy Egret (hunched) looking intently into water on mudflat – Richardson Bay 12:30:14 (P1020298 Turkey Vultures in tree w:wings extended on cold morning (wider angle) 12:27:14 (P1020245 Turkeys (two( in tall grass – Fairfax 6:16:14 (P1100053 Western Bluebird (head turned:cropped closer) on dead Hemlock – Las Gallinas 1-12-15 (P1020525 Western Bluebird (Sialia mexicana) fluffed up profile – Bon Tempe 10:23:14 (P1010082 Western Grebe on Richardson Bay 12:30:14 (P1020306 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata) on Madrone branch – Bon Tempe 10:23:14 (P1010078 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata) on Madrone branch head tipped – Bon Tempe 10:23:14 (P1010072 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata) on Madrone leaves – Bon Tempe 10:23:14 (P1010071