Birds

Front Yard, Huntington Beach–

Got up about seven this morning and got ducked when I went out to get the newspapers.

Monday Morning Ducks 4
Monday Morning Ducks 4
Monday Morning Ducks 3
Monday Morning Ducks 3
Monday Morning Ducks 2
Monday Morning Ducks 2
Monday Morning Ducks 1
Monday Morning Ducks 1

Brookings, Oregon

On the north end of Brookings there is a very nice roadside rest. This seagull acts as though she is the caretaker.

Brookings' Gull
Brookings’ Gull
Crescent City

Crescent City, California’s harbor has plenty of boats, seals and birds. On this cool and cloudy afternoon the

Pelican diving for an early dinner.
Pelican diving for an early dinner.

seals appear to have left plenty of fish for the pelicans and other birds.

Golf Course Ducks

I took these pictures in northern Minnesota at the Warroad Estates Golf Course. The “pond” separates the golf course from the homes lining the 12th hole, a rather long dog-leg right.

Ducks all in a row - A.
Ducks all in a row – A.
Ducks all in a row - B.
Ducks all in a row – B.
Ducks all in a row - C.
Ducks all in a row – C.

 

Backyard Hawk

We have a lot of bird feeders in our yard. Pictured is a neighborhood hawk who regularly dines in our yard. I’ve

Backyard Hawk with head turned 180°.
Backyard Hawk with head turned 180°.

seen him hunt small birds in the rose bushes and once saw him take a small bird to a neighbor’s chimney and eat his lunch there.

Backyard Hawk on fence.
Backyard Hawk on fence.

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