With all of the recent rain, we decided to check out the vernal pools at the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve in Murrieta, CA yesterday. We started at the Hidden Valley Trail Head. Pay your fee and grab a map. Decisions, decisions, decisions… we took the Trans Preserve Trail. Looking back at the Hidden Valley […]
The first sunrise of 2017. The view from Lake Mathews in Riverside, California. A seemingly fat and happy hawk overlooking “A” Street / Citrus Heights Drive in Riverside, California. A millipede crossing “A” Street / Citrus Heights Drive in Riverside, California. Hope everyone has a great 2017.
I have lived in Riverside for thirteen years, and have never visited Fairmount Park in Riverside, California. This past weekend after I dropped my oldest son off to take the SAT, I decided to take a walk around the park. Here are a few pictures: For a minute, I thought this Greylag Goose was going […]
Saw this today near Mt. Rubidoux in Riverside, California: Squirrel: The cat can’t see me. I am a tree. Cat: That rat has a fluffy tail. I want it. Squirrel: Can cats climb? Cat: Can I climb? Squirrel: If you want me, you have to chase me up here. Cat: Nope.
Not being a bird expert, I had no idea what kind of bright white bird flew over my truck a few days ago. After realizing it was hanging around a local storm basin that I drive past almost every day, I decided to try to get some pictures. After a few tries, I got some […]
Ever since we saw the bald eagles at Lake Mathews, my wife and I have been noticing birds. Here are some recent pictures of a few birds near Lake Mathews in Riverside…
Trying out a new superzoom camera out at Newport a few months ago…
Saw this today in Riverside. Sorry Mr. Lizard, but “birds gotta eat”.
My wife has a knack for spotting interesting birds. In addition to the bald eagles she found a few months ago, she has spotted a tagged turkey vulture and an osprey while driving over the Lake Mathews dam. I had a camera with me yesterday when she pointed out some birds, so we stopped to […]
Driving by Lake Mathews today, my wife yelled, “There they are!” She was referring to the bald eagles we have heard about that nest at Lake Mathews during the winter. Here is the iPhone picture I snapped when we pulled over: We immediately turned around and headed home to grab our cameras. When we returned, […]