It’s Nature Saturday

Wow. Yesterday was full of sightings. First before leaving for work I set up my webcam outside to motion-sensor capture any avian activity around the bushtit nest we found in the backyard tree, and in addition to the individual stills I posted here on Flickr, I also got this brief action sequence ofone of the little birds emerging from nest’s entrance:

In the afternoon, it was light enough during the ride home from work for me to employ my sunglassescam — and I’m glad I could because I captured  a couple disparate Hancock Park encounters. The first with a large and lanky raccoon loping across 4th Street and around a corner into a yard:

And the next encounter a couple blocks later was with  a species of human known as rockstaricus americanum, more commonly  known as Beck, who I’ve passed several times of late since he’s taken to traipsing around the vicinity of his nearby house (you’ll just have to look past the blur and take my word that the fellow farthest from me is him):

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."