Tag Archives: Wildlife

Hummingbird hunting

Just a Preying Mantis hunting for Hummingbirds. Not something I’d seen (or photographed) before. After posting this, I was sent an image of a successful capture. It was brutal looking, so I’ll spare you. Who knew these critters were so … Continue reading

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Have Kayak, will shoot

Shoot photos, that is. Redding photographer Jim Duckworth jumps in his kayak to get up close and personal with the beautiful scenery and wildlife to be found in the Northstate. Here are some samples of his work. We are blessed … Continue reading

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Mouse in the pool

Redding mouse secures refuge on a makeshift island consisting of a pool sweep float. As found this morning. Presumably it was an anxious night for said rodent. Click to enlarge and then see what you think is going on in … Continue reading

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Street gangs of Redding

Spotted this gang on the street this morning. Click to slightly enlarge. #Thuglife Redding style.

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Bear sighting creates a buzz

The bear photo I captured the other day from out my front door generated some local media attention. I was interviewed by KHSL TV Action News Now reporter Charlene Cheng. I enjoyed chatting with Charlene as she worked. The life … Continue reading

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Bear visits north Redding

Bear wandered into my north Redding yard last night. I popped out my front door for the shot, and scared the pee out of it. Camera took a second to focus, and then it was gone. I have lived here … Continue reading

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Turkeys on the roof

That rumbling from the roof heralds the approach of Thanksgiving.

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Ono hummer

I captured this image while shooting an upcoming home listing in Ono. “We’re gonna need a faster shutter speed.” Click to enlarge, but not to speed up.

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There’s a mountain lion in town

You may have seen this Mountain Lion image from a friend’s home on Pallisades in Redding. Some have commented that it was photoshopped, but we know it was not. The point being that you need to be careful with your … Continue reading

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Cedar Waxwings get a dry year drink

Before I learned they are Cedar Waxwings, I only knew them as birds with purple poop. Of that, we can see much evidence. I didn’t know what they were, but I could guess what they ate. A small flock has … Continue reading

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