American Alligator

On our last trip to South Carolina. To the town of Bluffton. I spend some time in the evenings and mornings photographing some of the local alligators that live around the town.Finding them is not hard as they can be found sun baking on banks around the waterways.They are more active in the mornings andContinue reading “American Alligator”

Moab Hiking

Have the winter blues got you down. Go hiking in Moab, Utah. Or take the mountain bike for a ride on one of the many trails. Arches National Park entrance is the closest to the town of Moab. Or the camping sites on the Colorado river just out of town. With many short hikes forContinue reading “Moab Hiking”

Red Fox on the Hunt

Red Fox hunting for rodents under the snow   Watching this Red fox hunting for rodents was very interesting and entertaining  moving his head from side to side, listing to the rodents movements under the snow (about 2 feet deep) and then jumping up and nose diving into the snow and catching it on the first try,Continue reading “Red Fox on the Hunt”

Redwood National Park

After a long 12 hour drive up from Southern California, I got into Crescent City to meet up with a friend that had driven south from Idaho and we were both glad to be out of our cars. The next morning it was coffee in town for the morning heart starter and a look aroundContinue reading “Redwood National Park”

Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens

The Conservatory in the Botanical Gardens A Great way to spend the day around Los Angeles for Art Lovers and Botanical Garden fans. Not far from Pasadena in San Marino you will find the the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens on 120 acres of well keep grounds. not counting the work that is being doneContinue reading “Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens”

The Wildlife Around Us

Over the last month we have had this Coyote coming into our back yard for the shade. As long as you are on the tractor or using the mower he just walks pass and takes his spot under the trees for the hottest part of the day. California Coyote Another visitor is the the RedContinue reading “The Wildlife Around Us”

Western Fence Lizard

Male Western Fence Lizard   Western Fence Lizard  They are called Western Fence lizard. Pacific Fence lizard or California Fence Lizard. Whatever you like to call these guys. They make great subjects to photograph. As they sit on their tree stump or rock soaking up the the morning sun. The males do their pushups to impress the ladies. YouContinue reading “Western Fence Lizard”

Burrowing Owls of Yuma, Arizona

Burrowing Owls of Yuma Arizona. On my visits to Yuma Arizona. I alway take the time to find the burrowing owls that live close to were we stay and get some photos. In November the little family group that lived next door were doing fine. But by Christmas they had moved out due to theContinue reading “Burrowing Owls of Yuma, Arizona”