A White-tailed deer checks us out early on a summer morning. Deer are very curious animals once they have become used to the presence of people. This young one drove Olive (our dog) crazy as she peered at us from the bush a few feet away. Completely unafraid, she watched us for a minute or two then turned, flicked her tail in the air and trotted away.
Western Kingbirds are often seen perched high in a tree foraying out to snap up flying insects.
A Black-necked Stilt strides through the calm waters of Frank Lake in the early morning.
A baby Rufous-sided Towhee eyes the world from the protection of a thicket.