American Bitterns Pumper-Lunking on Sunday

I was up at 6:00 am and out the door before 6:30.  It was my original intention to do some more wildflower hunting, but on the way to Highway 20 I got lost in my thoughts and missed the turn off (D’oh!), so I continued up the highway to the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge and […]

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Flowers, Flowers, Flowers on04-03-15

Day Seven of my Vacation.  I got up around 7:00 this morning and had a light breakfast before heading out for an appointment I had at the DMV.  (They’d sent my renewed driver’s license to my old address, so I had to go in and get another one.)  I had an 8:20 appointment, and got […]

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Flowers, Bees and a Ladder-Back Woodpecker, 03-20-15

After work on Friday, I took the dog over to the WPA Rock Garden and duck pond for a walk.  More and more flowers are starting to bloom; in another week or so the garden should really be showing off.  I saw several different kinds of butterflies today including a Painted Lady, Tiger Swallowtail, and […]

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