On Monday evening D. and I went up on the flanks of Mt. Hamilton to Grant Lake in Joseph D. Grant County Park to get some sunset shots. Here are some of the pics I took.
Water smartweed grows at the lake's edge.
A Forster's tern cruises the lake for an evening snack.
A bone and foot from a Canada goose are among the remains of a creature's recent dinner on the bank of the lake.
The setting sun.
A falcon is silhouetted against the evening sky.
Quiet ripples spread across the lake after a Forster's tern dives for fish.
One of a pair of Forster's terns circling the skies.
A great egret prepares to land in a tree on the lake shore.
Large flocks of birds swarm the sunset skies in preparation for roosting for the night.
A darkling beetle clambers over a stick.
The dying light turns the lake orange.
Sunset at Grant Lake.