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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Cover photo

It's my photo on the cover of the Fall 2018 edition of UV Magazine. I also have several photos inside. The magazine is available free at numerous locations around the Umpqua Valley of southern Oregon and online at...

Monday, September 24, 2018

Quail crossing

A male California quail crosses a country road near Elkton in rural western Oregon early on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018.
The male California quail and two females perch on an old car tire along the road. A group of quail are called a covey.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Sleepy little lizard

A small western fence lizard appears to take a short nap while basking in the warm sun in a field near Elkton in rural western Oregon on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Little brown bat

A little brown bat looks out of its bat box on the side of a barn near Elkton in western Oregon on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. Little brown bats are one of the most common bat species in North America. 

Monday, September 17, 2018

Frog crossing

A small bullfrog makes a night time crossing of a roadway in rural Douglas County near Elkton in western Oregon on Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Bullfrog bonanza

A group of immature bullfrogs gather in a shallow stretch of the Umpqua River near Elkton in western Oregon on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. Bullfrogs are native to the central and eastern United States and are considered an invasive species in Oregon. They impact water quality and prey upon many native turtles, frogs and snakes.
A bullfrog with its tadpole tail still intact sits on a rock near the water.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Apple of my eye

Picked a basket of apple today and decided to make a pie. We have golden delicious, jonathan, and gravenstein trees. 
Added a few slices of plums and a sprinkle of cinnamon on the top. It was amazing.