Handsome Aleutian Goose powering its way across the marshlands of the Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge with great ease.
Common Mergansers are working the water ways near the mouth of the Eel River lowlands.
Mating season is getting into full swing.
This photo series is an account of the feeding process of a Loon that has removed the legs and claws of a dungeness crab prior to taking it to the water surface for eating (swallowing).
White Crowned Sparrow poised artfully on a spent stalk of anise during the first week of spring.
Mature Great Egret with wings wide spread, coming in easy on landing.
Close inspection of the Loon lets us appreciate the fine details of neck striping, back and white spots and subtle luminescence coloring on its wings and back. Stunning details to be sure.