Peace on Earth, from Bodega Bay!!
Back at home, Camp Meeker -
Surprised a beautiful young coyote, Tolay Lake Regional Park.
Two different walks through the Laguna de Santa Rosa near Sebastopol
Seagulls have flocked to the flooded fields of the Laguna, and here is one reason why: seagull flies away with small mouse.
Robin takes a bath in a large puddle, the Laguna
A family of river otters show up in the Laguna waterway after the rains
Short walk by the Willowside trail after the rains, where this red-shouldered hawk sat in the trees. Minutes before, it had jumped to this branch where it swallowed a lizard, I think.
Back home, this male Downy visited near the front porch
Osprey at Bodega Bay
This osprey had brought its catch to the top of a utility pole along the main road around Bodega Bay.
A bobcat! Barely visible, in one of the open meadows, Doran Beach bird walk
Roosting night herons in the Laguna - very near one of the foot paths is a regular roosting area for these birds!