Tag Archives: american avocet

Travel Theme: DELICATE

Red Flowers and Water

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I love the delicate little feet of the American avocet.

I love the delicate little feet of the American avocet.

Can't for the life of me recall this flower's name, but their fine little petals so much remind me of parchment paper!

Can’t for the life of me recall this flower’s name, but their fine little petals so much remind me of parchment paper!

The fine, wispy feathers of the snow egret epitomize avian delicacy to me.

The fine, wispy feathers of the snow egret epitomize avian delicacy to me.

Thanks Ailsa at Where’s My Backpack? for another great Theme!

Travel Theme: MOTION

Rikki, my old dog, rocketing for a tennis ball at San Quentin beach, with a bulldog-friend in the back.

Rikki, my old dog, rocketing for a tennis ball at San Quentin beach, with a bulldog-friend in the back.

Tern in flight.

Tern in flight.

Avocet searching through the mud for crustacean-food, and right behind her a four-foot shark (!) gliding through the water.

Avocet searching through the mud for crustacean-food, and right behind her a four-foot shark (!) gliding through the water.

SPLASH!

SPLASH!

The exquisitely graceful snowy egret taking flight beneath wind-rippled bay water.

The exquisitely graceful snowy egret taking flight beneath wind-rippled bay water.

Thanks Ailsa at Where’s My Backpack? for another terrific theme!