Foto Phriday: Mountain wings!

Welcome to my world. I’d like you to meet some of our wild beasties. The locations are all within 10 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, made famous worldwide in the book and movie “Wild.”

A bird's-eye view of "June gloom" from just below the Strawberry Peak fire tower, between Rimforest and Twin Peaks.

A bird’s-eye view of “June gloom” from just below the Strawberry Peak fire tower, between Rimforest and Twin Peaks.

 

A great blue heron uses Lake Gregory as a mirror.

A great blue heron uses Lake Gregory as a mirror.

A hawk looks over the neighborhood from the steps of a cabin called the Forty-Niner because 49 steps lead to the front porch.

A hawk looks over the neighborhood from the steps of a cabin called the Forty-Niner because 49 steps lead to the front porch.

A mallard couple has a restful picnic at Boulder Bay, Big Bear Lake.

A mallard couple has a restful picnic at Boulder Bay, Big Bear Lake.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mallard stampede!

Mallard stampede!

The eagle has landed -- in a tree next to the Crestline Chamber of Commerce building.

The eagle has landed — in a tree next to the Crestline Chamber of Commerce building.

(All photos by Holly Ocasio Rizzo using a Canon Rebel EOS T3i. Do not republish them without permission!)

 

 

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