While hiking in the early morning near Morro Bay we spied a male California Quail in perfect light perched on an old dead branch. He cooperated very nicely for his portrait.
A Red-winged Blackbird takes flight after a morning bath at a pond in Point Reyes National Seashore, California.
A blue grouse walks through a meadow in Yellowstone National Park
Male Western Bluebird Guarding HIs Nesthole
A male western bluebird flies out of its nest hole.
Western Bluebird Pair
Mountain bluebirds mating
A raven swoops in for a landing on the edge of a pasture in Point Reyes National Seashore, California.
We were able to get very close to this Song Sparrow in Point Reyes National Seashore as it trilled its early morning spring song.
White-crowned sparrow singing as the sun begins to rise. Abbott's Lagoon, Point Reyes, California
A House Wren sings an early morning song in Briones part of the East Bay Regional Park system in Lafayette, CA.