Friday, April 10, 2015

Homeless baby owl

A fluffy baby barn owl owlet waits to be placed back into its nest after being discover defenseless on a country road in rural Douglas County near Roseburg in southwestern Oregon on Friday, April 10, 2015.  According to animal rescue experts, if the owlet is uninjured it has a good chance of survival if placed back in its nest. 

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Easter owls

The new crop of baby barn owls made their Easter debut today in the old barn on our ranch near Elkton in southwestern Oregon.

Friday, March 13, 2015

That sinking feeling

A domestic cat named "Smarties" hides in a an examination room sink during a visit to a veterinary clinic in Roseburg, Ore., on Thursday, March 12, 2015. Smarties was at the clinic for his yearly exam and vaccines. 

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Frosted web

Frost clings to a spider web as the sun rises over a pasture in chilly southwestern Oregon near Elkton on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. 

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Spring flowers?

A pair of tiny insects bask in the afternoon sunshine on a small wildflower blooming in a damp pasture in southwestern Oregon near Elkton on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015. Warm February weather is allowing for an early bloom of wildflowers.
A raindrops paint the petals of a wild violet growing on a damp hillside in southwestern Oregon near Elkton. 

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Pictures of the Year 2014

A few of my favorites from 2014…

Frosty New Year

Spiky frost clings to a barbed wire fence along a pasture on New Year's morning in rural Douglas County near Elkton in southwestern Oregon.