First wildlife FOP observation by FOP naturalist Patricia!
Found alive at badwater Death Valley
Close encounter with a lone bighorn. Should have took photo earlier rather than later! Zoom in to see.
Hooted distinct call.
To see owl, zoom in center of photo.
Distinct female call. Sat on nest with male nearby.
To see owl, zoom in center of photo (sorry tough to see).
IDed in person byCDF
Adult female found dead as road kill. Appears to have had ( or has?) young or was pregnant at time if death.
Adult male. Found dead in middle of Bodega HWY near Freestone, hit by car (likely that day).
Pair in nest hole
Black and white speckled back
White bib chest
This osprey flew away as I attempted to get a closer photo. You can see it flying away in the photo (centered slightly bottom right).
Orange throat flap