2017-08-31 Abert Lake And The Road To Klamath Falls

After my adventures at the Malheur NWR, I left Burns Oregon, heading east on US-20 and continued my zigzagging journey across southern Oregon. Reaching Riley Oregon, I turned south on US-395, a highway I’m rather fond of, though this section of the highway is new to me. A little further south at Lake Abert I … Read more

2016-10-30 Sunday At The Salton Sea With The New Nikon D5 Camera

2016-10-31 Monday (apologies for the semi-technical nature of this post) Yesterday I drove to the Salton Sea to test out my new camera. I know a place along the southeastern shore at the terminus of Young road that is reliable to find gulls in flight at close range. The Nikon D5 is a camera built for … Read more

2015-04-28 Ramer Lake

Ramer Lake lies adjacent to the Alamo River and Highway 111 near the Salton Sea. Within the lake are many islands covered in Tamarisk (Salt Cedar) trees that serve as nesting for huge numbers of Cattle Egrets, Double-Crested Cormorants, Great Egrets and Snowy Egrets. Competition for nesting spots is intense and heavy demands by these birds … Read more