Osprey launches out from the nest, determined to prevail, feasts on its success!
Determination in the Wild.
Paper Poppies are the flower of the Day this Good Friday. We love the lines, shadows, and the emerging new bloom ready to burst open at the lower right.
A sidewalk stroll through a residential section of Arcata revealed several pets and wonderful flower gardens. This is Nala. She is adept at jumping from the sidewalk to fence top. Here she shows curiosity and studio setting poise.
Such an astounding opportunity presented itself when this Juvenile Coopers Hawk was sighted. Capturing this image serves to document the actual size of this one year old as we see its size in comparison to the top of a fence pole and the brown insulator used for stringing electrical wire around the farm. Of course, the rain graced us both with its refreshing moisture.
Frequenting the coastal regions of Northern California, the Caspian Tern and a few cohorts soar on winds looking for tell tale signs of glistening small fish for its next protein rich meal.
Cliff Swallows on a Wire (twisted cable) making a day of it, enjoying the sun and light breezes along an area of the Eel River Valley, Humboldt County, CA.
Assessing the situation (photographer near).
Looking to their left.
Time to fly!