March 31, 2009

surrounded


surrounded
Originally uploaded by ricmcarthur
A feeding firenze hundreds of bonapartes gulls, mergansers, buffleheads and scaup where milling about.

March 30, 2009

Maybe the operator went for a P

It's Monday, what do you expect from me?

Anne spotted this sign and came up with the caption.

This is a lift for large boats at a marina.

March 25, 2009

How long can you hold an eagle?

An eagle doesn't weigh as much as most people think.
Bald eagles weigh between 7 and 13 pounds.
This young lad held the eagle for about 3 minutes.

March 19, 2009

March 16, 2009

BLACK VULTURE


BLACK VULTURE
Originally uploaded by ricmcarthur
This is an unusual bird for our area. We get lots of turkey vultures bur we don't get black vultures.

This is the best look I've had, about 20 feet away.

March 13, 2009

Huh


Huh
Originally uploaded by ricmcarthur
A lawyer or politician must have written these instructions.

March 04, 2009

lava flow bark


lava flow bark
Originally uploaded by ricmcarthur
The way the bark "flows" around the branches reminds me of lava flows.