Five vultures were here this morning, roosting briefly again. This time a Merlin Falcon came to see them, and stayed for about 15 minutes. Please enjoy these eight pictures of the birds:
The wind often blows north here, up Nance Canyon, creating an updraft above our property, which is used by the vultures, hawks, and eagles to rapidly gain altitude. We had an unusual number of turkey vultures roosting here today, for about an hour. Two perched on the fence, with four more on a nearby treeContinue reading “A Visit From The Turkey Vultures Today”
Here are two pictures of the lovely full Moon tonight. Please enjoy!
A beautiful sight, on a clear night! Please enjoy these four pictures, including one of my clearest of Saturn’s rings:
My best guess is there are about a dozen Blacktail deer in the herd, total. From my gamecam at Nance Pond in the canyon, here are six snapshots of the local deer:
What a blessing! We got just enough water to wet things down, and turn the air so sweet – fresh and grassy now. The clouds are spectacular. Here are seven pictures from dawn this morning. Please enjoy!
Today we began having some clouds, and a chance of rain tonight. A sunny day with many opportunities for pictures, including a late summer rose, and a brief roost by a turkey vulture in a large snag nearby. Please enjoy!
When there are clouds to the east and the sunset is brilliant, the light will reflect off the eastern clouds too. Yesterday, it grew to a brilliant pink. Here are three photos of the eastern ‘sunset’, and two of the actual end of the day, due west. Please enjoy!
From my pictures last night and this morning, here is a sequence of four photos, each reaching further into the heavens. The first picture shows daytime clouds, streaming west to east. Next, one of a jet shooting south to north, towards the Sun. Third, a plane flies at night across the edge of our MilkyContinue reading “A Journey of Consciousness Through the Sky”
When I went outside last night around 9 PM the sky was already dark, and the Milky Way was very clear, and colorful. First shown are two pictures of the Milky Way – Rising behind the redwoods, and another, straight up. Next, before dawn, I saw the crescent Moon. At 6 AM the Sun rose,Continue reading “From Fullness to Fullness: From Night into Dawn”