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29 July 2006 @ 01:38 am
Evening walk  
Finally, some time to go out and I took a quick walk around the Palo Alto baylands. Some nice fresh air and of course, some birds.




Road runner? California gull running on the road



Lesser Scaup



Mallard (female) landing



Juvenile Black-crowned Night heron landing



Egret at dusk

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ashbirderashbirder on July 29th, 2006 09:20 am (UTC)

Nice..I'd planned to go out this morning, but it's just too rainy, chilly and windy :(
sweta_mogra on July 29th, 2006 09:34 am (UTC)
Awesome!!!
depontideponti on July 29th, 2006 10:34 am (UTC)
that female mallard landing...looks as if it is conducting the orchestra that the waves are performing!

thank you....
ZuZusuzan_s on July 29th, 2006 12:30 pm (UTC)
Fabulous pictures but the one of the Night Heron landing is awesome. (I get the funny feeling that you are going to end up here in America!)
Yathinyathin on July 31st, 2006 06:03 am (UTC)
> I get the funny feeling that you are going to end up here in America!

Oh oh. Why's that?

Though, I seriously doubt if I can ever push myself to live so far away from home for more than a few weeks. :)
ZuZusuzan_s on July 31st, 2006 01:36 pm (UTC)
If your company values you enough to bring you over here twice then you are probably the type of employee they would like to keep here on a full time basis. Not all, but quite a few, of our young people don't really have a very strong work ethic....they just go to work to get a paycheck. It drives the rest of us crazy. You're right, though, it would be really hard to be that far away from family.
Praveen Garlapatipraveenkumarg on July 29th, 2006 02:29 pm (UTC)
are these birds loners ?
Yathinyathin on July 30th, 2006 06:12 pm (UTC)
No, all of them are in pairs or groups.
Bhavanabhavanar on July 29th, 2006 04:08 pm (UTC)
Really good shots! I especially like the last two.
~time~fiery_fiona on July 29th, 2006 05:48 pm (UTC)

love the mallard and the Night heron landing pics!


Prasanna Vprasannav on July 30th, 2006 05:05 am (UTC)
The 2nd one reminds me of the paintings i drew in primary school :D
Yathinyathin on July 30th, 2006 06:13 pm (UTC)
You actually drew real birds??
Premshree Pillaipremshree on July 31st, 2006 12:02 am (UTC)
Chinese birds, I bet.
Prasanna Vprasannav on July 31st, 2006 04:39 am (UTC)
Sucker !
Prasanna Vprasannav on July 31st, 2006 04:41 am (UTC)
Dude...i did...lots of them infact ! What do you think huh?
Yathinyathin on July 31st, 2006 04:42 am (UTC)
I can't believe it. Do you have any proof? ;)
Prasanna Vprasannav on July 31st, 2006 04:49 am (UTC)
You wait dude...I ll dig out all those great drawings of mine only for your sake !
Krishna_aks_ on July 31st, 2006 03:22 am (UTC)
the water in the second one gave me this weird deja vu feeling! Beautiful as usual..going to my favourites.