On Saturday D. and I took a little walk on the Alameda Creek Trail, and here are some of the pics I took.
A white-tailed kite rests on a tree limb.
Former ranch land, now county property, next to the trail.
Coyote brush floof glows in the afternoon sunlight.
The plumage of an Anna's hummingbird is iridescent green.
A Nuttall's woodpecker looks for grubs and other bugs in the crevices of a tree trunk.
A pair of red-tailed hawks surveys the landscape from atop a high-tension power line.
The view across Alameda Creek into Coyote Hills Regional Park.
Power lines stride south.
A Jack Russell terrier enjoys a walk on the trail.
Some trees are starting to bud already.
A rusty barbed wire fencing label gleams in the afternoon light.
This buckeye bud looks like the head of some mythical beast (a Norse dragon, perhaps).
A turkey vulture soars over the creek.
A flood control channel of Alameda Creek.
Another Anna's hummingbird.
Cattle graze in a pasture next to the trail.