Monday, August 2, 2010
All About Birds gives you an idea, although it seems rather paltry compared to the song this bird was singing while I sketched him.
The little varmints in the right corner are Chloe's favorites, California ground squirrels (Spermophilus beecheyi). I'm quite fond of them, too and we watched them for a while at boat dock picnic area before leaving the park for the day.
For more about Red-eared sliders:
San Francisco State Department of Geography
All About Birds