1331 Hooded Oriole

Backyard – Corcoran Lagoon Santa Cruz, California May 27, 2017 I’m pretty sure these birds have a nest in the Acacia tree behind my cottage – between my cottage and Corcoran Lagoon. I’ve occasionally seen Hooded Orioles in Santa Cruz during spring. I always seen them in Nov and Dec when I’m down in Cabo…

1329 Caspian Tern

Corcoran Lagoon Santa Cruz, California May 14, 2017 set of 4 I had a really fun time photographing these Terns as they flew back and forth from lagoon to ocean. I got a little carried away, so I am posting 2 sets of these photographs. Did you know this is the largest of the Tern…

1328 Bushtit

Pleasure Point Santa Cruz, California May 14, 2017 set of 4 This is the same young bird as presented in the last set. The bird on the left is the parent. The bird on the right had already fledged, but stayed in one place for a while because his parents were bringing him food. If…

1327 Bushtit

Pleasure Point Santa Cruz, California May 14, 2017 set of 3 This cute little Bushtit had already fledged, but he wasn’t flitting all over the place like adults because he was waiting for parents to bring him a morsel. I have a second set of this little guy that shows him begging for food.

1326 Wild Turkey

Quail Hollow Ranch County Park Felton, California April 27, 2017 set of 4 This was the first time hiking the trails at Quail Hollow. I heard a lot of birds, but didn’t see that many. It was around noon and I think the birds were hunkered down in the shade. I saw a lot of…

1325 Least Sandpiper

Moss Landing State Beach Moss Landing, California April 18, 2017 set of 3

1324 Least Sandpiper

Moss Landing State Beach Moss Landing, California April 18, 2017 set of 3

1323 Snowy Egret

Moran Lake, Pleasure Point Santa Cruz, California April 6, 2016 set of 4 Same Location As Above April 29, 2016

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