In the cool evening at Bosque the sun often shines through the clouds as night approaches. This is usually the time the Sandhills return to the ponds for safety from the coyotes. In the morning the Sandhills return to the fields to eat. Because this year there are fewer birds and no corn fields, we spent over 90% of our shooting time early mornings and late afternoons and after sunset.

This is not what I usually post here, but I am because the water on the Oregon coast is so cold – beautiful nature though.

On the Oregon coast. I watched this guy for a long time. Surfing over and over. The water must have been freezing. He was alone in the water. Now I actually learned to swim, all those years ago, in the cold Puget Sound. And I have snorkeled and scuba dived and worn the wet suits. But I still felt cold just watching this persistent surfer