Western Grebes (Aechmophorus occidentalis) Elaborate courtship behavior called “Rushing” across a local lake, San Luis Obispo, CA   A little bit of research goes a long way, and I always say get to know your subject before you go and photograph it, whether it be a location or animal. Being able to predict behaviors gives […]

Clark’s Grebe(Aechmophorus clarkia) and Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis) nesting behaviors on a local lake, San Luis Obispo, CA. 08/10/2020 Civil Twilight welcomed the first photographers, sipping hot coffee, and quietly scoping out their locations. Would today bring just a few or would there be a line of tripods along the shore? Some would bring chairs […]