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Hawk moths in my yard in #DavisCA

Just a few pics I got tonight … finally learning how to use my flash. Photos taken with a Nikon D90 camera, Speedlight SB-910 flash and a Nikkor AF-S 105 mm Micro lens. ——– This is from the “Tree of … Continue reading

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Local elections in Davis, Yolo County and California are apparently a way for junk mail to be distributed. What a waste.

Well, the local elections in Davis, Yolo County and California are as far as I can tell mostly a way for junk mail to be distributed. What a waste. https://photos.gstatic.com/media/slideshow.swf ——– This is from the “Tree of Life Blog” of … Continue reading

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Yolo Basin 1-6 – yellowthroat, sora, and more

Another good day at Yolo Basin.  Here are a few pics. ——– This is from the “Tree of Life Blog” of Jonathan Eisen, an evolutionary biologist and Open Access advocate at the University of California, Davis. For short updates, follow … Continue reading

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Highlights and notes from trip to Argentina 2013

My family went on a 2 week trip to Argentina over winter break and I thought I would post some notes and pics here. We flew from Sacramento to Mendoza, via Dallas and Santiago.  We flew on American Airlines which … Continue reading

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Yolo Basin Notes Jan 5, 2014

Another good outing at Yolo Basin Wetlands today. Went this AM around 11 or so.  Spent about two hours there, driving around, hiking and birdwatching.  Here are some of the pics I took while there. Interesting scene here – a … Continue reading

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#DavisCA lockdown update

The following is a joint communication from the Davis Police Department and Davis Joint Unified School District. On February 21, 2013, at approximately 10:25 am, the Davis Police Department received a call from administrators at Davis Senior High School reporting … Continue reading

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#DavisCA lockdown lifted

Just got this email: The DHS lockdown has been lifted.  I want to thank the students, staff and the Davis Police Department for their immediate and professional response during this time.   Again, all of our students are safe.Winfred RobersonSuperintendent ——– This is … Continue reading

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#DavisCA schools on lockdown 2/21/13

Just got this email and thought I would post Your students are safe.  The district received reports that someone was armed in the vicinity of Oak Avenue and B Streets.  The police were summoned and the suspects have been detained.  We want … Continue reading

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Harvard Club of Sacramento outing to Yolo Basin #Birds #Birds #MoreBirds

Had a good outing today with the Harvard Club of Sacramento to Yolo Basin.  Some pics and notes are below. Coots Geese way way up high Turkey vulture Turkey vulture Add caption Add caption Add caption Add caption American bittern … Continue reading

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Good day at Yolo Basin – Birds, Otters and more

I love Yolo Basin Wildlife Area. Only a 5-10 minute drive from Davis or a 20-30 minute bike ride.  It is phenomenal.  For more about it see the links below: http://www.yolobasin.org/wildlife.cfm http://www.dfg.ca.gov/lands/wa/region3/yolo/ I drove over there there yesterday as a … Continue reading

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