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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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Four and Twenty (Thousand) Blackbirds

It’s that time of year when some very large flocks of passerines, mostly blackbirds, hang out in the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area. . . Made with: iPhone 5 + Lightroom 5 + Silver Efex Pro 2 + Analog Efex Pro. … 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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