High above the Lagoon a Buzzard perches to oil its wings in warm afternoon’s last light.
Old trees mean great perches.
A closer look gives us insights to the details of its wrinkled head and powerful hardened beak.
Location: Old State Highway US 101
Coopers Hawk surveys the marshy drainage area alongside Minot Creek from its prominent perch. Minot Creek, Klamath, California.
The newest generation of Osprey are taking wing around Humboldt Bay. Part of the beauty which comes with newness of each generation is they do not spook at the sight of an observer.