Today we have some snaps by reader Susan Heller, as well as some d*g pictures proffered after popular demand. Susan’s notes are indented:
Here are a couple of photos from the Best Coast; doing a little local natural history. We finally got some RAIN for the first time in months.
Beach at Torrey Pines State Reserve north of San Diego on a rare rainy day:
Fighting Willets (Tringa semipalmata) on the beach (one has the other’s leg in its beak!)
Lovely Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa):
Marbled Godwit digging for lunch:
They can really get that beak deep into the sand!
All that hard work deserves a good stretch.
And yesterday reader Eli, in the Readers’ Wildlife Photography comments section, made this plea:
As always, gorgeous pictures. Thanks. But, um, at the risk of d*g shaming, could we have a picture of Deets, soon? I love Hili and all the other cats but I adore d*gs, too, and especially border collies and especially Deets.
Well, here at WEIT we aim to please, so, even though it’s a d*g, it’s also an honorary cat, and here are two photos of Deets furnished by Stephen Barnard in response to Eli’s request:
1. Deets is being chased by a moose.
2. Deets excited and pleased to help me release some pheasants.