One of the Little Blue Herons showing off the breeding colors during the early morning light.
Little Blue Heron with a 'fish story' to tell everyone.
Last evening I got to watch the quandary when this juvenile Red Tailed Hawk was waiting on his hors d'oeuvre when the main course arrived.
While usually common in area, I rarely pass up a chance to get a detailed shot of a Black Phoebe.
A Blue Winged Teal paddling by me on the calm waters of the channel.
A little Opossum foraging along the river banks in the late afternoon light.
Probably the same young Red Tailed Hawk I caught with the squirrel last week, but this time posing for the camera.
Forster's Tern showing off its catch as it takes off from the water.
A Northern Rough-winged Swallow taking a break.
Discovered another Anna's Hummingbird nest. While this one does get a short window on semi-direct sunlight, the shadows of the overhanging branches make shooting in the shade or an overcast day more desirable.
A Marbled Godwit, unconcerned about how close its feeding was taking it towards me.
Black Skimmers heading down to the water with Junior in the lead.
Jewel of the San Diego River. Doesn't have quite the same ring to it but I couldn't pass up getting a few shots of this cooperative male Anna's Hummingbird flashing.
A brief video of an Anna's Hummingbird doing a complete 180 degree adjustment on the nest. A very short time earlier, another female Anna's had flown by and engaged a brief battle of chirps.
Greater Yellowlegs doing its version of the catwalk.
A Forster's Tern with a not so happy looking fish.