Category Archives: Nature

Pelicans Dive UPSIDE DOWN, While Keeping Heads RIGHT-SIDE UP!

TweetI first noticed this upside-down crashing into water while reviewing footage one frame at a time. During their high-speed dives, a fraction of a second before hitting the water, the 15 diving Brown Pelicans in this 10 second clip all … Continue reading

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Kamikaze Pelicans in SloMo

This slow motion video shows brown pelicans break-neck diving into schools of spawning herring in San Francisco Bay at Point Richmond, California. Continue reading

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Salmon Spawning in Marin

TweetRecent rains triggered the coho salmon spawning season. The female appears to be the fish on the lower right laying eggs in the gravel which are fertilized by the male behind her. At about 30 inches long, the salmon were … Continue reading

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Great Horned Owls at Sunset

These Great Horned Owls watch helicopters, planes, and other flying objects at sunset. Sometimes I wonder if they enjoy sunsets for their beauty, or if they are just anticipating the night out. What do you think?

These owls were filmed at Miller Knox Regional Park in Richmond, Ca. overlooking the San Francisco Bay Trail. For a video of “Adolescent Owls Holding Hands Before a Night Out” go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxhB2fBtpqU Continue reading

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Creepy Spider at Crescent Moon

Tweet  Happy Halloween! To see my slow motion video of a spider building its web click here.

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Crabs Look On as River Otter Catches and Decapitates Fish

TweetThe crabs were lucky! They didn’t get eaten and were probably able to pick up a few scraps of fish for themselves after the kill. Notice the crabs scurrying about in the rocks. By decapitating the fish, the otter ensures … Continue reading

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WEIRD: Owl Shakes Head in Slow Motion

TweetThe bird’s head seemed to have disappeared! It also reminded me of a bird’s equivalent of having a bad-hair day. I knew that owls can rotate their heads much as 270 degrees, but I didn’t expect to see this image … Continue reading

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Adolescent Owls Hold “Hands” & Prepare for a Night Out

TweetThis is Part I of a series of short videos I am making about a Great Horned Owl family that lives in my neighborhood. It documents 2 young Great Horned Owls having a hard time waking up after a hard-day’s … Continue reading

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Largest California Wildfire: 3 Weeks After

TweetThese images were recorded three weeks after the Cedar Fire of October, 2003 in Harbison Canyon, one of many locations hit hard by the fire. Currently, the Cedar fire is the largest wildfire in recorded California history. It damaged or … Continue reading

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Cool Pooch Carries Bed to Fireplace for Comfort

Tweet  This smart Weimaraner knows how to stay warm on a chilly winter day. He just grabs his bed from another room and carries it to the fireplace where he can take a toasty nap! Have you ever seen a … Continue reading

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