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Created 19-Jul-13
Modified 19-Jul-13
Visitors 14
25 photos
Visiting Cosumnes River Preserve early on a summer morning with the expectation of seeing lots of dragonflies proved fruitless. Better to go after 10:00 when they wake up and start feeding.

I only saw two other people on the River Trail, which is probably normal for a Friday in July.

I unwittingly spooked a blue heron and great egret at the big oak tree rest spot, unfortunately. There are usually big birds at this spot and I didn't have my stalking hat on when I entered the area.

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Keywords:butterfly, cattail, cosumnes, cottontail, dragonfly, forest, goldfinch, nature, preserve, riparian, river, spotted, towhee, trail, wildlife

Numero UnoChickory and Hover FlyVariegated MeadowhawkImmature Male Common WhitetailCharming CentauryWild GrapeCabbage WhiteTypha latifoliaNumero DosSpotted TowheeStar ThistleFritillary