About This Blog

I began this blog in 2011 in an attempt to improve my photography and showcase all of California's 58 counties. I didn't quite make all of the 58, I missed three and I will try to rectify that in the coming year. I'm not sure how much I improved my photography because I always seemed to be in a rush.
In 2012 I plan to take more time, perhaps not post every day (this is one thing I did accomplish in 2011). I also plan to expand beyond California and include images from other parts of Western United States. I will continue to include a map showing where I was when I took the picture. I will keep commentary to a minimum, long photo essays will continue to be at Martha's Musings.

Friday, December 30, 2011

Black Necked Stilts


Merced County

Where is this?  Click the link for a map. 


Sylvia K said...

What a beautiful bird! I don't think I've ever seen one of these! Terrific capture as always, Martha! Hope you have a beautiful day!


Yogi♪♪♪ said...

I agree with Sylvia. Beautiful birds and great reflections.

TexWisGirl said...

oh, aren't they beautiful!

(and i do hope the drought has not moved west, although i'd love to say it was leaving Texas' region!)

Sivinden said...

Great reflections! - and fascinating birds.

snowwhite said...

The birds have very cute and big eyes! The reflections are very unique!! You caught the best moment.
Have wonderful holidays!

Anonymous said...

Wonderful picture of these charmers! Wishing you both a Happy New Year and thanks for sharing the beauty all year long. Looking forward to more!

EG CameraGirl said...

Great wonky reflection! Stilts sure have long, long beaks.

Ann, Chen Jie Xue 陈洁雪 said...

I have been looking back to my old post, and notice we had not been visiting each other. How are you?

Your header photo shows snow in the mountains. This is similar to New Zealand, my friend just went to the mountains, and she saw snow even though it is summer.

A happy 2012 to you.

Hilke Breder said...

Marvelous image, Martha! This species is still on my list to see. Have a happy and productive 2012!

Nora said...

Hi we don't have the stilts here but your shot of them is lovely........my first time on Weekend Reflections
and I have put on a party of reflections for
everyone to come and see.

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