November 15, 2009

Fall Garden

The leaves are mostly gone from the trees

and it's looking like winter

The happy browsers feel right at home

November 12, 2009

November 11, 2009

Tropical Kingbird

Two Tropical Kingbirds showed up late today,

that's a life bird for me

Sutton Hike

Lisa and I took advantage of the break in the weather

and took a hike at Sutton. There was one Red Phalarope

and a beautiful view.

November 10, 2009

B Day

Adele turns double nickels, and that's cause to

celebrate in Jane's new house

Lisa, Adele, Mary D, Maureen and Jane

Mitcho is keeping an eye on that cheesecake

November 9, 2009

Siltcoos Phalaropes

There were 12+Red Phalaropes at the outer pond

at Siltcoos Outlet this afternoon, as well as a River Otter

A few yellow leaves are left on the willows

November 6, 2009

Riding in the Umpqua Dunes

Dune ride with the ODNRA working group in

the Umpqua Dunes

The dunes are awesome down there and we 

really  lucked out on the weather today!

The beaver pond, many Yellow-rumped Warblers

The end of riding, near the Douglas County line.

November 5, 2009

Cascades Raptor Center

Mike gave Lisa, Jane and I a tour of the 

Cascades Raptor Center, where he volunteers

To learn more about this wonderful place click here

November 4, 2009

Hiking Sutton

What a gorgeous day at Hollman Vista on the 

Sutton Trails today. Now the next front is moving in.