Needed a mental health day today after an awful yesterday. I went out birding by myself at San Jacinto. It was hot and I just missed with the camera all day. Which is fine. Works like that sometimes. Saw one human, engagement was minimal. Hot, no water.
But I did get this lovely shot of a butcher bird, the loggerhead shrike. You know the bird, Lanius ludovicianus, the one that likes to impale its poor living prey on a sharp thorn or a piece of barbed wire.
Perhaps humans are not the most vicious of god's creatures after all.