Tag Archive: Feature

Giving Thanks

It was birds of a different feather on the menu at Thanksgiving Day trip to watch the sunrise at the Isenberg Sandhill Crane Reserve. The winter rains have finally reached the wetland along… Continue reading

Morning departures

Nearing the halfway mark for November a sunrise visit to the Isenberg crane reserve brought colder temperatures and a light fog.I was rewarded with a gorgeous sunrise and brilliant colors as the cranes… Continue reading

In the tall grass

Approaching the midpoint of November and winter weather has yet to make an appearance in the valley. Mild nights and cool mornings greet the sandhill cranes as they lounge in the tall grass… Continue reading

The dance

For such an ungainly looking bird it is amazing how graceful they appear in flight. The twists and turns, gliding through the air apparently effortlessly on the way to a touchdown always amazes… Continue reading

Late in the evening

I am always amazed at the reaction of people who haven’t witnessed a sandhill crane arrival at sunset. Their excitement at the line of cranes as they emerge in the distance at dusk… Continue reading

The wind and the water

The thunder of water crashing on the rocks was the tune of the day for a trip to some of Yosemite’s most famous waterfalls during a day trip to the valley this week.… Continue reading

Eye of the beholder

I’m no artist. I never will be. I studied to be a photojournalist and I don’t think the two will ever converge for me. Some people may be able to do both but… Continue reading

Lucky lunar look

After waiting for months to watch the total lunar eclipse I almost missed. Hard to believe it took a bag of trash to save the day and capture the Super Blood Wolf Moon.… Continue reading

The Last Waltz

With winter’s chill in the air I made my last trip of the season to watch the sunrise Isenberg. Cold gray skies veiled in fog greeted my arrival as I had one last… Continue reading

Last light

December has arrived bring wind and clouds across the wetlands. Winter is near and soon the cranes will abandon this refuge to continue their migration journey. With a break between storm system I… Continue reading