SCHMOCK SCHMOCK!! --- Seagulls at Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro, CA
Anna's Hummingbird, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA
Hummingbird at Fort MacArthur upper reservation, San Pedro, CA
An exotic visitor...A snowy egret on the shore at Point Fermin, San Pedro, CA
Great Blue Heron at Point Fermin, San Pedro, California
Juvenile Black-Crowned Night Heron, Cabrillo Beach, CA
Ruddy Duck, Ruby Lake Nat'l Refuge, northern Nevada.
Adult Yellow-headed Blackbird, Ruby Lake Nat'l Refuge.
White-faced Ibis, Ruby Lake Nat'l Refuge.
Snowy Egret in the shallows at Cabrillo Beach, CA
Royal Tern shaking out its feathers, Cabrillo Beach.
Great Blue Heron during late afternoon at low tide, Cabrillo Beach.
Northern Shovelers look like they're always smiling....at Ruby Lake Wildlife Refuge.
Ruddy Duck Family, Ruby Lake Wildlife Refuge, northern Nevada
A reflective Great Egret over the Salton Sea.
2 --- or is that 4? --- Black-Necked Stilts in the Salton Sea shallows.
Mr. and Mrs. American Wigeons at the Salton Sea, Christmas Day, 2004.
Great Egret on Haystack on the road to Salton Sea Nat'l Wildlife Refuge.
Early-morning sun on the Egret tree in the Salton Sea.
A Reddish Egret, listed in Sibley's as a "rare visitor from Mexico". The US-Mexican border is approximately 30 miles south of here.
American White Pelicans flying away....of course...Salton Sea, CA
Cormorants on their early-morning flight, Salton Sea, winter 2004.
Western Scrub Jay, San Pedro, CA
Marbled Godwit, Cabrillo Beach.
Egyptian Goose at suburban Carr Park, Huntington Beach, CA
A hybrid Eastern-Western Northern Flicker, near Cabrillo Beach, LA, CA
Hybrid Eastern/Western Northern Flicker, San Pedro, CA.
Black Phoebe, South Coast Botanical Gardens, Palos Verdes, CA
Starling near Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro, CA
Pelican poised to launch, Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro, CA
Pelican launch, Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro, CA
A Pelican Fish Story......
A PIF (Pelican-In-Flight) shot, Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro, CA
Snowy and Cinnamon Teal, Harbor Park, Los Angeles.
Proud Mama Mallard and her babies, Averill Park, San Pedro, CA.
A Poised Tern above fellow Terns and Black Skimmers, Cabrilo Beach, San Pedro, CA.
A Young Coot, Harbor Park, Harbor City, CA.
Hooded Oriole, South Coast Botanical Gardens, Palos Verdes, CA.
A Mockingbird in the Morn, Kaiser Hospital, Harbor City, CA.
Terns and Black Skimmers in flight, Cabrillo Beach, San Pedro, CA.
A Great Egret --- and an upside-down Tern? No, just a reflection of a passing Tern on still waters. Still, rather odd-looking...Taken at Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, Huntington Beach, CA.
Loggerhead Shrike, Mono Lake, eastern California.
An Oystercatcher at low tide, Point Fermin, CA.
A flock of Oystercatches at low tide, Point Fermin, CA.
A young Great Blue Heron at Averill Park, San Pedro, CA., June 5 2004.
Closeup of GBH at Averill Park.