Breeding Pair of Mallards pond-side at Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, Arcata, California.
Arcata Marsh and Bird Sanctuary is a stop over location for hundreds of migrating species of birds each year. Klopp Lake provides a restful stopover location for pelicans, godwits, willits, avocets, and many more species of birds along the north edge of Humboldt Bay. Photo recomposed as color pencil art.
The golden hour of evening light provided a wonderful reflection off the water and onto the underside of the wings of this beautiful egret at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary.