Monthly Archives: March 2014

along the la river -or- splish, splash…

I admit I was a little surprised to see these fish (there were three in all) attempting to swim north on the LA River channel about 5 feet from where I stood… I kept hearing splashing, but couldn’t see anything … Continue reading

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parkland for plunder

The City of Los Angeles is primed to once again take valuable parkland and turn it into a privatized, concreted property that will be accessible to only a small group of like-minded individuals. (Read it here http://laparks.org/commissionerhtm/pdf2014/mar5/14-061.pdf ) I’m talking about … Continue reading

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river redux…

It’s hard to believe that last weekend there was so much water in the LA River, not even the ducks were willing to venture in… The last few days have been a different story. Ducks and birds of all persuasions … Continue reading

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seen along the la river… the bufflehead

On any given day along the LA River near Los Feliz, one can spot Buffleheads, Hooded Mergansers, Blue and Black Crowned Night Herons, Snowy Egrets, Hooded Mergansers, Mallards, Cinnamon Teals… an array of diverse species co-habiting the river. The Bufflehead, also known … Continue reading

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along the banks/stilt city… 3.3.2014

Black Necked Stilts hanging out in the late afternoon sun along the LA River banks, slightly north of the Los Feliz bridge… Meanwhile, further up river, a female Mallard duck quietly basks near the rocks…

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march 1st… along the river

The skies opened. the rains came and the LA River once again swept down the channel at such a rapid pace that even birds seemed to shy away from the river, restricting themselves to the banks… As I came over … Continue reading

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