Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Bird that I captured images of on State Beach Ventura, California. A Willet or I can call them what my boys called them, "Wave runners". They would run back and forth with the waves and probing the sand for a meal like the bottom image. willet 004 Ojai

An image in the early autumn woods on my brothers property north of Johnson City. I like the simple peaceful beauty of this shoot. I remember that it was a very nice temperate day, silent with just the hint of a slight breeze. No birds singing, no automobile sounds, no plane, "No nothing!" I could hear my self think almost, so to me it was a very enjoyable day for a hike even with out finding birds that I love so much to take images of. "Honesty" better to fail with honor than succeed by fraud. (Sophocles)

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Hope you all had an enjoyable and Merry Christmas this past holiday. I’ve been a little under the weather these recent days unfortunately but still able to  taking  a few pictures. hope to get back into my old routine soon. Today a thought I would share some local homes in my area and there simple …

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A Lesser Goldfinch from Ojai, California. I only saw this bird one the inter time that I was in California wall on a hike in the mountains. It's very similar to the Goldfinches we have on the east coast other than missing the real bright yellow coloration. I Glad that I can say that I saw one.