San Diego (CA) Photos

April 30, 2013

Siamese Fireback

Filed under: Uncategorized — washaw @ 1:43 pm

I took this picture walking to my assigned location as a volunteer at the San Diego Zoo. Today is my one year anniversary as a “red shirt” volunteer. This is a pair of Siamese Fireback taken as I walked down the “Tiger Trail”. What a wonderful place to visit and work. The San Diego Zoo.

April 29, 2013

Red-winged Blackbird

Filed under: Nature — washaw @ 6:45 am

A male red winged blackbird enjoys the marsh at the north end of Lake Murray.

April 23, 2013

Osprey – Lake Murray

Filed under: Uncategorized — washaw @ 9:52 am

Osprey pair at Mission Trails Regional Park, Lake Murray, are feeding two chicks. Congrats mom and dad!

April 18, 2013

Wolf’s Guenon

Filed under: Places to visit, San Diego Zoo — washaw @ 7:48 am

Wolf’s Guenon, Lost Forest, San Diego Zoo.

April 9, 2013

Light rain morning walk

Filed under: Uncategorized — washaw @ 6:19 am

Mission Trails Regional Park at Lake Murray – April 8, 2013

April 8, 2013


Filed under: Events, Nature, Sunset — washaw @ 9:15 am

“Nobody of any real culture, for instance, ever talks nowadays about the beauty of sunset. Sunsets are quite old fashioned…. To admire them is a distinct sign of provincialism of temperament. Upon the other hand they go on.” – Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) San Diego sunset, April 7, 2013, 7:13pm

April 3, 2013

Birch Aquarium “Sea Dragons”

Filed under: Places to visit, Uncategorized — Tags: , — washaw @ 8:57 am

Unlike most seahorses Weedy Sea Dragons do not have a prehensile tail so they are not able to anchor. These seahorses move very slowly in the water. Males carry the eggs, give birth to them and then both parents take care of the kids. They are native to Australia and endangered.

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