Wild horses lay about in Washoe State Park looking for some shade on a hot midday afternoon.
Blue and Yellow
A Scrub Jay perches on a nearby maple tree enjoying the last remnants of Autumn before the leaves start to fall.
Sun in the Eyes
a finch sits in a nearby branch with the sun lighting his eye. Won't be long now before the leaves are all gone.
Fall is in full effect in Carson City as winter is looming.
pelicans gather at the washoe wetlands this summer. I've never seen them here. Usually they are at Pyramid Lake so it was neat to see them at the wetlands.
A beautiful wild horses trots away in Washoe Valley. Slide mountain can be seen in the background.
Wild horses graze in the Washoe Valley Wetlands as the sun sets around them
A Glass Eye
A wild horse looks on with what looks like one good eye.
Tis but a rose
a rose blooms along a walking path as the sun sets behind it.
Prepare for Landing
A white pelican prepares to land on pyramid lake.
Standing in a Blizzard
The temperature dropped very fast and snow began to fall along the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. The local cows didn't seem to mind the sudden weather change.
Keeping an Eye on Me
A great horned owl was keeping a close watch on me as i ventured into the Washoe Valley wetlands.
An American Avocet searches for food in the Washoe Wetlands
A storm passed through and left its mark in Hope Valley.
A mare keeps watch as another mare grazes in the background
a baby great horned owl poking its head over the nest to have a better look.
A local horse watches my every move, probably looking for a handout.
Horses of Washoe Valley
Washoe Valley is home to many wild horses. This group stands watch as the young feed on the nearby grass.
Orange Headed Chickadee
an orange headed chickadee perched on my maple tree
You Woke me Up
A great horned owl perched in a nearby cottonwood tree.
Blue Heron in Flight
Caught this Blue Heron in flight over the wetlands today.
A Northern Kestral taking a break along the wetlands loop