Author: Mel Fechter

Siskiyou South County Yreka


Today after our first Siskiyou Shutter Bugs/Siskiyou Photographers meeting in almost three years because of covid I went out to photograph east of Montague, CA., then down into the Shasta Valley. The meeting, held at the Black Bear Diner in Yreka, CA., was well attended by local photographers and others […]

Scott Valley Siskiyou South County


The American Kestrel is the smallest falcon in North America. It measures about 7-8 inches in length. The American Kestrel packs a predator’s fierce intensity into its small body. It’s one of the most colorful of all raptors. The Kestrel has a rusty tail. Males have blue-gray wings, while females’ […]