First summer June rain provided the conditions the Great Blue Heron seeks for hunting on an island field on Woodley Island in Humboldt Bay, near Eureka, California.
Late spring storm front begins to pummel the North Coast of California just before the opening days of Salmon Season. The Memorial to Lost Fishermen stands in the rain reminding us of those who labored on the seas catching the north coast bounty including salmon, crab, rock fish and other commercially important seafood.
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.
Mesmerizing, sums up the the effect of a myriad of water droplets seemingly dancing on the petal’s edge of a daffodil on a drizzly morning.