Yesterday, a new observation was made on the Lonesome Duck Ranch. It was a Merlin; the first one seen here since we came here seven seasons ago. It flew from a low roost and swung across the north pasture as I was showing a group of the owner’s friends some of the birds and other sights […]
Lonesome Duck is a premier Southern Oregon vacation destination for trophy trout fly fishing, hiking, biking, and bird watching. Nature enthusiasts, photographers, and Crater Lake visitors love the comfort provided by the spacious and meticulously maintained log guest houses on the shores of the famous Williamson River.
On Monday the above “inter-specific” event occurred at the Lonesome Duck Ranch. We had both the common California Quail and rarer Mountain Quail feeding at the bird feeder between our cabin and the Williamson River. There was a Western Grey Squirrel there and they were all getting along quite well (at the time). The two […]
In the last blog I told you that we went to Florida during the first half of October. Besides family, we were able to do some traveling around to some of my favorite sites and explore some new ones. I will share a little of the experiences here. First of all, how do you like […]
Finally back for the cold season. It is not quite winter but this week was the coldest so far of eight seasons on the Williamson River. We awoke to minus 14F here at the Duck last Sunday morning and it dropped to -34 at a friends ranch back in the Fremont Mountains about 35 miles […]
We have had a lot of eagle activity at the Lonesome Duck lately. It has been mostly Bald Eagles along the Williamson River in front of our cabin. However, at least one Golden Eagle has been hanging out on Modoc Rim above the ranch in the vicinity of where they fledged young last summer. The […]