This Valentine’s Day, we had a wonderful time searching for Condors at Pinnacles National Park. Although the day started slow, we ended up with absolutely amazing views of Condors throughout the day. We saw at least 8 individuals and some really cool interactions between one two-year old bird and a playful Common Raven. Continue reading
I have been studying the Black Rail for about a month and a half now. In that time I have seen a grand total of one Black Rail. Little larger than a mouse, these birds slip through dense wetland vegetation without a sound. They’re like tiny shadows. The first bird I saw, I saw for a grand total of about 1/10th of a second. It’s been really bizarre to work with an animal that can stand 2 feet from you and never be seen. This weekend, Lynn and I got absurdly lucky and were able to photography this incredibly elusive animal.