This juvenile Bushtit looks curiously into the lens as the shutter clicks.
This Blue-Grey Gnatcatcher shows off its tail on a bush full of gnats for it to eat.
Yellow, Purple, Green
A bright Yellow Warbler sits in the middle of a Purple Sage bush, eating some bugs hiding in the sage flowers, paused for a moment to pose against the green trees forming a backdrop.
Heron in the Wind
A Great Blue Heron confidently strides into the wind to hunt.
A Tree Swallow proudly perches after chasing off an interloper.
This Snowy Egret caused quite a splash on landing in the lake, ripples from all the water droplets spread out around it. The calm water along the top provides contrast to the busy water below.
Continuing the Curve
The Egret Perch
Heron in the Rain
A rare sight of a Snowy Egret (front) and a Great Egret (rear) hunting for fish in the same location.
Night Heron Takes Flight
A juvenile Night Heron spreads its wings for flight, catching the last of the day's light in its outstretched wings and glinting off its eye.
Portrait of a Mallard
This female Mallard Duck walked across my path as if it owned the place... which, in a wildlife sanctuary, isn't far from the truth!
Father's Day Geese
This adorable Goose and Gosling were spotted coming down the path towards me on Father's Day. It's hard to tell the genders apart on Geese, but I like to think this was a Father's Day walk for the pair.
Portrait of an Egret
The sunset catches the head of this egret as the rest of the scene fell into shadow.
Cruising over Water
A migratory Red Phalarope cruises by over a still lake.
This White-Faced Ibis was stalking around the pond with its wings on full display, shouting. All the other birds simply ignored him.
A Black Phoebe returns to its perch after swooping away briefly to catch insects.
This Yellow Warbler perches on a small piece of a bush sticking up, far enough away from the trees in the background to provide exceptional subject separation.
Two Cedar Waxwings have a brief fight over who gets to perch in this area.
Swallows in a Tree
A pair of Tree Swallows keep a watchful eye on the strange person with a camera pointed at them. Strong blues grab your attention, accented by the soft background greens.
New to Flight
A newly-fledged juvenile Tree Swallow airs its wings out on a rush stalk just a few feet away from its nest.