Wild Turkey I apologize for the long period of time I was absent from posting to magentaRaven. We have been on the move for 5 months. We finally landed on February 28 and have been unraveling, unpacking and settling in to this rich and fertile land which has now begun to burst open into Spring, … Continue reading Gualala a prehistoric land by the sea.
Crows over Faxon in San Francisco
Reddish Egret Reddish Egret Reddish Egret Walking on water … Reddish Egret
Rufous Hummingbird Rufous Hummingbird Hooded Oriole Red Tailed Hawk Snowy Egret Nutmeg or Spice Finch
There is some anger and some sorrow, however all should be witnessed and heard. Besides the 8 dead in Atlanta one should be aware that a 76 year old Asian grandmother was punched in the face in San Francisco this week. Also Asian hate crimes are up 1900 percent . We know what has been … Continue reading Powerful words. Please take a moment to watch 6 unique humans speak.
Redwing Blackbirds have always been a favorite bird of mine. Their stunning features, flashing their red and yellow wing bars and their melodic song always bring joy. So now I have begun painting them from the photographs I have taken. Suddenly they have appeared in my radar and actually had one land on my hand … Continue reading Redwing Blackbirds & Cormorants & Herons & clouds, oh my
This morning was pure magic. First catching the Osprey flying across San Pedro Creek and then hearing it shrieking and finding it with its catch on top of a tall post near the pier. A lucky day to observe nature at its finest. Then after an hour or so, watching it fly off with the … Continue reading Osprey at Goleta Beach
I had no idea there was so much bird action was here. I guess I was slow finding out. Now it’s a daily spot to check in. Even found a rarely seen Yellow Crowned Night Heron here. Many cormorants, herons and egrets and kingfishers... hope you enjoy them too. Great Blue Heron Yellow Crowned Night … Continue reading San Pedro Creek at Goleta Beach
This has been my daily meditation. Watching these magnificent birds is grounding and uplifting. This is my peace, I share with you. Snowy Egret Snowy Egrets Great Blue Heron Great Blue Heron Snowy Egrets Snowy Egret Snowy Egret Snowy Egret Great Blue Heron Juvenile Black Crowned Night Heron Juvenile Black Crowned Night Heron Juvenile Black … Continue reading More birds at the Bird Refuge in Santa Barbara