Tag Archives: Wetlands

Frosty Morning in the Yolo Basin

I drove into the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area on a frosty, foggy morning near the end of December. See the red-shouldered hawk? It was good to see some fog again; last winter was so dry. Copyright © 2016 Tim Messick. … Continue reading

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Winter in the Bypass

The Yolo Bypass protects Sacramento from flooding in years of high rainfall. It also provides habitat for wildlife. I wish it had more trees, but here’s one nice stand of cottonwoods near the levee on the west side. . . … Continue reading

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Rice Stubble

Back in early December, rice fields in the Yolo Bypass had been mowed, and the stubble was flooded for the pleasure of both wintering waterfowl and wandering photographers…. . . . Tim Messick Photography • Graphics Copyright © 2012 Tim … Continue reading

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