Random Photos

Here are a bunch of random photos. Feel free to reload the page to see some more!

A random taste of photos:
This is either a Sharp-shinned Hawk or a Cooper\'s Hawk, eating a smaller bird. I believe it is a juvenile (fledged some weeks ago). This hawk family lived in a eucalyptus tree on a golf course. Waimea Canyon, also known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific. Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument in New Mexico.
Round skylights on the Living Roof atop the California Academy of Sciences. Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument in New Mexico. Green landscape in Pacheco State Park, California. I believe the body of water shown is the San Luis Reservoir.
Two people cast shadows onto shallow water at the Alviso salt marshes. A brown butterfly with several red and yellow eye spots rests on a green leaf. This could be a \ An albino alligator resides at the California Academy of Sciences.
Hoodoos at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument in New Mexico. Colorful landscape surrounds a stagnant green river near the Environmental Education Center in Alviso, California. Tufa towers at Mono Lake.
A mountain range near Mammoth Lakes, California. Green hummingbird hovering at a backyard feeder. Macro of orange plants.
This fellow looks like a bee, but may be a hoverfly, AKA flower fly. Any entomologists out there are most welcome to correct me! Lovely marsh muck collects near the bank. Egrets are barely visible in the distance. Hoodoos at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument in New Mexico.
Nene, or Hawaiian goose. The official state bird. This one was very friendly and came close, looking for a handout. Pink flower closeup against a green background. A black and white spotted beetle on a morning glory stem. (If you know the species, please let me know and I\'ll add the info!)
Near Mammoth Lakes. I\'m not sure which lake this is; there are so many! A strangely shaped tufa tower at Mono Lake. The stagnant green water of a salt marsh reflects clouds and the shadow of a flying bird near colorful plants on the bank.
Closeup of dried green bamboo stalks strung together with black rope. A male seagull perched on a light post against a pale foggy sky. Shoshone Falls (sometimes called the
Colorful plants grow on the bank of the green waters of a salt marsh. An American flag flies on the beach near Morro Rock while children and adults play in the water nearby. Tufa towers at Mono Lake.
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