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Wildlife - Water Birds of the Sacramento Valley

The Sacramento Valley in California provides a target rich resource for photographers wanting to take pictures of water birds. Waterfowl use the Pacific Flyway when migrating south and many areas of the Sacramento Valley are stopping off places for many water birds. Several species, like the Sandhill Crane winter in the Sacramento Valley.

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Great Egret in flight
Great Egret in flight
Great Egret in flight
Great Egret in flight
Great Egret in flight
Great Egret in flight
Great Egret in flight
Great Egret in flight
Great Egret in tree
Great Egret in tree
Snowy Egret in flight
Snowy Egret in flight
Great Blue Heron Takes Flight
Great Blue Heron Takes Flight
Sacramento Valley
Sacramento Valley
Great Egret in flight
Great Egret in flight
Great Blue Heron in flight
Great Blue Heron in flight
Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron in flight
Great Blue Heron in flight
Sacramento Valley
Sacramento Valley
Seagull Landing
Seagull Landing
Seagull Landing
Seagull Landing
Sea Gull fishing
Sea Gull fishing
Sandhill Crane in the Fog
Sandhill Crane in the Fog
Canada Geese in the Fog
Canada Geese in the Fog
Sandhill Cranes
Sandhill Cranes
Egret through the tulles
Egret through the tulles
Black-necked stilt
Black-necked stilt
Pintail Ducks
Pintail Ducks
Mallards take flight
Mallards take flight
Sandhill Crane
Sandhill Crane
Sandhill Cranes Landing
Sandhill Cranes Landing
Sandhill Cranes in flight
Sandhill Cranes in flight
Sandhill Cranes in flight
Sandhill Cranes in flight
Sandhill Cranes in flight
Sandhill Cranes in flight
Sandhill Crane in flight
Sandhill Crane in flight
Pintail Ducks
Pintail Ducks
Pintail Ducks
Pintail Ducks
Sandhill Cranes Landing
Sandhill Cranes Landing
Sandhill Crane
Sandhill Crane
Starlings and Sandhill Cranes
Starlings and Sandhill Cranes
Black-necked stilt
Black-necked stilt
Great Egret in flight
Great Egret in flight
Sandhill Cranes
Sandhill Cranes
Tundra Swans
Tundra Swans
Sandhill Cranes in the Cosumnes River Preserve
Sandhill Cranes in the Cosumnes River Preserve
Snowy Egret
Snowy Egret
Black-necked stilt in the Cosumnes River Preserve near Elk Grove California.
Black-necked stilt in the Cosumnes River Preserve near Elk Grove California.
Black-necked Stilt
Black-necked Stilt
Sandhill Cranes in the Cosumnes River Preserve
Sandhill Cranes in the Cosumnes River Preserve
Sky filled with Starlings
Sky filled with Starlings
Sandhill Cranes in the Cosumnes River Preserve
Sandhill Cranes in the Cosumnes River Preserve
Sandhill Cranes in the Cosumnes River Preserve
Sandhill Cranes in the Cosumnes River Preserve
Flock of Black-Necked Stilts
Flock of Black-Necked Stilts
Sandhill Crane flying towards setting sun
Sandhill Crane flying towards setting sun
Black-crowned night-heron
Black-crowned night-heron
Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron
Canada Geese in the Cosumnes River Preserve
Canada Geese in the Cosumnes River Preserve
Great Egret among the tules
Great Egret among the tules
Mixed Species of waterfowl
Mixed Species of waterfowl
Bird House in Mailbox
Bird House in Mailbox
Great Egret in flight
Great Egret in flight
Great Egret in flight
Great Egret in flight
Sandhill Crane & Greater White Front Geese
Sandhill Crane & Greater White Front Geese
Mud Hens running for the water
Mud Hens running for the water
Sandhill Cranes
Sandhill Cranes
Sandhill Cranes
Sandhill Cranes
Canada geese in flight
Canada geese in flight
Pintail Ducks in flight
Pintail Ducks in flight
Flock of Black-Necked Stilts
Flock of Black-Necked Stilts
Great Egret
Great Egret
Great Egret
Great Egret
Canada Geese take to the sky
Canada Geese take to the sky
Sandhill Cranes
Sandhill Cranes
Solitary Sandhill Crane
Solitary Sandhill Crane


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