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Monday, May 08, 2006


Photos of the Day

Time to focus on a predator other than the U.S. government--the magnificent White-tailed Kite, photographed recently in the hills above Stanford University:

Yes, if I'm going to keep this up I really could use a longer lens (this is with a 10x lens). Not to mention a camera with a faster response, so I could actually get a picture of one "kiting" (that's where they hover in a stationary position in the air, wings flapping rapidly, while they scan the ground below looking for prey, as distinct from other similar birds like hawks and owls which glide around while hunting).

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