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Local Parks (Heather Farm, Newhall Park, etc.)

 

 

Shell Ridge is home to hawks, kites, bluebirds, wrens, ground squirrels, coyotes. We photographed Golden Eagles and Redtail hawks with their young.  

Shell Ridge

 

Shell Ridge

 

Shell Ridge

 California Poppy, shell Ridge

 

Shell Ridge

 Angry snag, Shell Ridge

 

Shell Ridge

Shell Ridge

Shell Ridge

 

 

 

Shell Ridge Loop

 

Castle Rock

 

Castle Rock

 

Castle Rock up close

Castle Rock

 

Castle rock

Castle rock creek

 

Crossing the creek, Castle Rock

 

Rock climbers, Castle Rock

 

Castle Rock

Old Oak in Castle Rock 

Tiger Swallowtail in Castle Rock 

 

 

Peregrines in Castle Rock

 

 

Heather Farm Park

Heather Farm Park

Heather Farm Park

Heather Farm Park

Heather Farm Park

 

Heather Farm Park

 

 

Heather Farm Park

 

Oak in Heather Farm

 

Heather Farm Park

Heather Farm Park

 

 

Heather Farm Park

Heather Farm Park

Heather Farm Park are divided in two parts adjacent to each other:

A natural pond which water birds prefer and a man-made pond with two fountains, a rose garden, lawns, tables and benches, and a great play ground foe children

Heather Farm Park, the Rose Garden

Heather Farm Park, the man-made pond

 

The play ground

 
 

Hidden Lakes Park

 

Hidden Lakes Park

 Hidden Lakes Park

Hidden Lakes Park

 

Hidden Lakes Park

 

Hidden Lakes Park

 

Hidden Lakes Park

 

 

Hidden Lakes Park 

 

Hidden Lakes Park

 

Hidden Lakes Park

 

Hidden Lakes Park

 

Hidden Lakes Park

Hidden Lakes Park

 

 

Hidden Lakes Park

 

Hidden Lakes Park

 

Hidden Lakes Park

   

Newhall Park has two ponds

 

 

 

Newhall Park

 

Newhall Park

  Newhall Park  

After a heavy rain at Newhall Park

 

 

Two Swan geese and a hybrid

 

Lafayette Reservoir

 

View from Hill at Lafayette Reservoir

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Last modified: July 22, 2012