Well, California quail, at any rate! And once again with the Earth in winter plumage! Up up and away! We are blessed.
Quail Day on the Hill Good form, team!
Sure, it looks like winter. A bit of shelter for mammals and birds, a few seeds to keep them alive through hard times, and brrrrr. Na. These are the vitamin and steroid […]
The ancient salmon forests of the Pacific Coast were felled long ago. Well, most of them. Hoh Some of the lost ones went to houses in Vancouver and Seattle. People still live […]
Beautiful quail, looking out at the world. What doe he see? Not the world!
Ah, the sweet berries of June! This is the best year in a decade for saskatoons. They are so sweet. And so juicy. Even the ground birds have left the cover of […]
Ladies and Gentlemen, the concert hall. Note that the violin is strung, and that the player has taken an unusual position. Stéphane Grapelli wouldn’t have done it like this, but then he […]
Bullock’s Oriole, blending in… This fellow divides his time between South America and this dry northern tip of his species’ range. California Quail (introduced species, so humans would have something to hunt), […]
Yesterday, native species and fire. Today, imported species and fire. And shame. First, California Quail. Brought here so that men can go out hunting. Men hunt moose now, up north, so the […]
I love the old song The Twelve Days of Christmas and it’s “PARtridge in a pearRRrrr treee!” And I love pears. But I am wondering if it’s really the right song for a […]