Juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron are very hard to see in the thick crisscross of tree trunks, branches, and leaves. Since they are so reclusive as juveniles, this was a rare find in the wildlife sanctuary.
Calling in the early spring, our Red-winged Blackbird is weathering a wet and windy afternoon seeking a mate for the next breeding season.
Gadwall hen paddles along a narrow marsh waterway as a torrent of rainfall pelts down.
Beauty of this image is multiplied as water drops are caught streaking through mid air, beads are forming on the back of our hen, and marsh foliage reflections glisten across the water.
After a full day of the Pacific Storm pounding the North Coast of California at Pebble Beach, storm clouds give way to the setting sun casting shades of warm color across the water near Castle Rock (Del Norte County, CA).
Early spring time exploration on the lowlands near Humboldt Bay paid off when the Golden Eye hen sailed over a stand of reeds and cattails.
Artistry in flight, best describes our Drake Northern Spoonbill.