In the meantime, a sparrow

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    I had a terrific weekend for wildlife, including a hike to the end of Tomales Point in Point Reyes National Seashore (with what had to be more than 100 elk sighted along the way), as well as our annual trip to Ano Nuevo State Reserve to watch the elephant seals. As you can see here, this is neither an elk or a seal, but rather a sparrow image that was already prepared to be uploaded. I have way too many shots from this weekend, and haven't had the chance to plow through them yet. So for now, please enjoy this white crowned sparrow and check back over the next few days for some much larger wildlife.

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    Gypsy Flores Photography, Ray Kellett, and 3 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. harsh fire [deleted] 105 months ago | reply

      This is absolutely stunning, Pat...love the deep green color of the trees enveloping this gorgeous sparrow. I can't wait to see your next posts!

    2. Gypsy Flores Photography 105 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Spectacular Animals (Invite Only), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    3. Ray Kellett 105 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called "Winged Wonders"--Birds Only-- Invite Only (Post 1, Award 2)", and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      Beautifully captured, love the natural surroundings

    4. leapin26 105 months ago | reply

      Very beautiful I like all the surrounding greens

      I've been meaning to go back and do that hike to Tomales Pt for awhile, looking forward to your pics.

    5. vanessa hilliard 105 months ago | reply

      I love it. The setting is beautiful. Wonderful cool tones.

    6. NaturalLight 105 months ago | reply

      sometimes the common things make for very nice images like this one....

    7. perryeck 105 months ago | reply

      That is a regal looking sparrow and I love the texture of the tree needles.

    8. billkominsky  105 months ago | reply

      Another winner Pat, very nicely done.

    9. flipkeat 105 months ago | reply

      A great shot Pat...I too like all that beautiful greenery around the bird..I see these guys around my backyard all the time........We can't forget these guys.....Can't wait for your photos from the weekend..Sounds like you had a fantastic time ;)
      Cheers from Mississauga.

    10. AuLux (busy) 105 months ago | reply

      Beautiful! Glad you had a productive weekend! I'm in FL at present and had a great day yesterday and have hundreds of images I haven't even had a chance to look at yet.

    11. champbass2 105 months ago | reply

      Sweet capture!

    12. Don Delaney 105 months ago | reply

      Beautiful composition Pat. A lovely shot.

    13. tony y. h. tong 105 months ago | reply

      Beautiful capture!

    14. raineys 105 months ago | reply

      A great shot and looking forward to your new ones!

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    15. BoggyBayou 105 months ago | reply

      Very nice work! The bird has a regal bearing...beautiful setting, too.

    16. wildphotos4u 105 months ago | reply

      A charmer. Love the greens, beautiful foliage.
      Must feel good to have way too many shots to sort out. I'm not out there enough lately, so am a little frustrated. :-)

    17. Let there be light (Andy) 105 months ago | reply

      Nice image. Love the lush green foliage.

    18. Nige's Place 105 months ago | reply

      I wish we had the same number of sparrow species in the UK. Super shot.

    19. tinyfishy (Home Again) 104 months ago | reply

      A very beautiful image showing habitat. Great shot Pat.

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