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Fountain Sculpture; Tiburon, California

I lived in Tiburon for a while in the mid-1970s.   It’s a beautiful location on the north shore of San Francisco Bay.  Thanks to the hilly terrain, many residents have a view of the San Francisco Bay.  I occasionally … Continue reading

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Red-Tailed Hawk, Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, California

A red-tailed hawk perches on a piling.  You might wonder why most of my photos of raptors at Point Reyes are on posts.  The reason is that much of Point Reyes is open dairy or ranch land.  In the farming/ranching … Continue reading

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Raven, Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, California

I don’t know what this raven was eating. It was a soft, yellow vegetative material.

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Turkey Vulture, Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, California

This turkey vulture is one of a few that were feeding on a skunk carcass on the Pierce Point Road.  Turkey vultures or turkey buzzards get their name because their heads resemble a turkey’s.  When you see them riding the … Continue reading

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Western Bluebird, Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, California

I’ve been looking for a western bluebird to photograph for some time.  It hasn’t been easy.  First, they are hard to find.  Second, they aren’t easy to get a lens on them. They don’t sit still for more than a … Continue reading

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Bobcat, Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, California

I went out to Point Reyes for a while today.  I saw two bobcats and a coyote, not to mention the more common things like elk, deer, various hawks, a burrowing owl,  and other birds.  When I first saw this … Continue reading

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American Kestrel, Point Reyes National Seashore

Kestrels are hard to photograph because they are so skittish.  I got a break with this one.  It was a little slower to move with dinner on the table.

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