The Birds! The Birds!

Even though our 6:00 AM beach walk was socked in with a marine layer we were very happy because this change in our weather is helping out the fire fighters who are battling the Jesusita Fire in Santa Barbara. The fire was 30% contained the last we heard and 38,000 people have been evacuated so far. Our nephews college, Westmont, has been evacuated for the second time this school year. There is some optimism today that things are getting better. They estimate containment on May 13th. Our nephew won’t be able to move his personal belongings out of his college dorm room until the evacuation orders are lifted. The last day of school was Friday.

Our walk today was all about the birds!

Can you see all the holes in the sand that these little birds have made looking for breakfast?

It is so much fun to see these birds move up and down the sand as a group.

I was practicing catching birds in flight today.

Enjoy your weekend everyone. For all the mothers out there, a very Happy Mother’s Day to you with all God’s blessings!

Photobucket is holding all my photos that I stored on their site from 2007-2015 hostage replacing them with ugly grey and black boxes and asking for a large ransom to retrieve them. It is a slow process to go through all my posts deleting the ugly boxes.

About Ellen am a wife, mother, baba (grandmother) and a loyal friend. Jesus is my King and my hope is in my future with Him.

8 thoughts on “The Birds! The Birds!

  1. wow.. sandpipers, seagulls and pelicans all together! were there any others there that i missed?

    you really do have a wonderful eye, my friend☺

  2. Ellen, these are fantastic pics… another world for me high up here on the Canadian Rockies. And with this beautiful setting, I’m sure it’ll be a grand Mothers Day for you. Have a blessed one! Hope too that everything will go well with your nephew and his school.

  3. You got some great pictures of the birds in flight. I also love how their blurred shadows are reflected in the sand. Definitely makes for interesting pictures. Hope you have a Happy Mother’s Day!

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