After a recent visit to Riley Wilderness Park on October 17, 2014 in Trabuco Canyon (Coto de Caza), I was able to grab quite a few good landscape photos using only a cell phone. The lighting was optimum with gray cloud cover blocking much of the harsh sunlight.
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In March of 2012 I had visited this park as well and making the comparisons of a once lush landscape as compared to the drought of 2014 can be seen on this 2012 page
Yesterday’s bird tally can be viewed on eBird – my checklist for 10-17-2014
Finally, here’s a few bird photos from yesterday’s outing: