Green Heron

I’ve had luck in the past with birds at the Fullerton Arboretum so I took the gargantuan 500mm lens out for another test run. A quick run through of the ponds revealed nothing more than common ducks and American coots until I was about to leave when two green herons flew from out of nowhere …

The Beginning of Life

Picture: American Coot (Fulica americana) Feeding Baby Chicks, Orange County, California I had never seen anything like this before yesterday. Judging from the bald heads, I would say that these baby American Coot chicks were probably born yesterday or the day before. Man. I am getting really sleepy right now after lunch, but I have …

I’ll Stand by You

I just finished watching today’s episode of American Idol “Gives Back”. There was a video of Carrie Underwood singing an acoustic version of The Pretenders, “I’ll Stand by You” to a group of African children. I obviously have a crush on Carrie and she has the most amazing voice so I had to purchase it …

A Day in the Life of a Baby Wood Duck

My new addiction to bird photography is growing. What I am posting here pretty much sums up why I find this type of photography to be so exciting. I took these over the course of three hours at the Cal State Fullerton University Arboretum on Thursday afternoon. Picture: Baby Wood Duck Chick (Aix sponsa) With …