Quail spotting

Phil Calvert, who recently started carrying a camera with him on biking trips to practice wildlife photography, spotted a California quail on a bush as he was riding on Temescal Canyon Fire Road Fire Road in Pacific Palisades.

"I was almost certain that by the time I got off the bike and had the camera out he would be gone but he let me take several shots and even allowed me to walk a few steps closer before he jumped down into the underbrush," he said.

Calvert used an Olympus E-P5.

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