Monthly Archives: April 2011

Bull Tule Elk in Velvet, Point Reyes National Seashore

This photo was taken yesterday at Point Reyes National Seashore.  It’s a great time to be out with a camera if you like to photograph wildlife.  Members of the deer family are growing new antlers.  Babies are being born, both … Continue reading

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Old Saint Hilary’s Church; Tiburon, California

  This is another photo from the same spot as yesterday’s photo.   It was taken moments earlier and with a wider field of view.  Historic Old Saint Hilary’s Church is in the foreground.  It was built in 1888.  Local citizens … Continue reading

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San Francisco Skyline and Alcatraz

Two days ago I posted a photo of San Francisco taken from the town of Tiburon.  It included a part of Tiburon, Angel Island and Alcatraz.  I decided to go back last night to see what the scene looked like … Continue reading

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Tule Elk Bulls Sparring with their Hooves, Point Reyes National Seashore

These two bulls were sparring with their hooves because their antlers obviously aren’t ready for fighting.  This photo was taken yesterday near Pierce Point Ranch just as the sun was setting.  Chrysler was there shooting commercials for several of its … Continue reading

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A View of San Francisco and More

There is a hill in Tiburon that is a nice place to photograph San Francisco from. You not only get San Francisco, but Alcatraz Island, Angel Island and a piece of Tiburon itself.

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Red-winged Blackbird

I like and enjoy seeing all wild birds.  Okay, I’ll admit that I like some more than others.   Take today’s photo for example.  It’s not a bald eagle.  It’s not a peregrine falcon.  It’s not a great gray owl.  … Continue reading

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Fort Cronkhite, Golden Gate National Recreation Area

This is a view of Fort Cronkhite from a ridge to the south of it.  Fort Cronkhite was completed just before the attack on Pearl Harbor.  The wood-framed buildings were considered “temporary” and housed barracks, mess halls, kitchens etc.  They’re … Continue reading

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Northern Harrier Asks: “Are you finished?” Pt. Reyes National Seashore

This male northern harrier looks like he’s getting fed up with something — maybe me.  Birds seem to look that way sometimes.  It reminds me of the mad duck image I posted here.   Maybe it’s more like:  “Oh no, not … Continue reading

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Blacktail Buck in Velvet, Point Reyes National Seashore

This is one of two Columbia blacktail bucks I saw at Point Reyes yesterday. They were feeding in this tall grass.  It’s just a matter of time until this lush grass dies and turns brown.  I’m not sure how his … Continue reading

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Happy Red Dog

This bison calf looks like it is smiling as it runs off some pent-up energy.  Bison are the first of the ungulates to give birth in Yellowstone.  Bison management in Yellowstone is difficult and controversial.  Some of them migrate north … Continue reading

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