Turkey Vulture

Yesterday on my walk I saw this turkey vulture perched in his tree. It was just after sunrise and he was still in the shade. When I circled back around the small lake he was still there warming in the bright sun. This was the first time I’ve seen one close enough to photograph. After…

Coopers Hawk

Today I took a day off… because I could. Hubby took me (and my camera) around town to see what we could find. It was hot and beautiful and one of our many discoveries was this amazing Coopers Hawk hiding in the tree at a park. Hubby found him, I was busy looking at the…

My baby coots are growing up

What a joy when I discovered these baby coots several weeks ago. Who’d have thought I would see them several times and be able to document their growth? What odd little cuties! (or as my cousin called them, “cooties” 🥰) And how sweet they look at all ages. ❤ This was my most recent photo:…

Reflection

Reflection:  Consideration of some subject matter, idea, or purposeThe production of an image by or as if by a mirror An effect produced by an influence(Merriam-Webster) Reflect on what is good so you will reflect good to others 💚

Our preserve has water!

Last year we discovered a nature preserve three miles from our home. It was and still is in the process of being constructed. In the past, areas of this new park would flood during rain and monsoon season, as it is adjacent to a river wash. The areas have been renovated and there is a…