Hi all. I haven’t found much wildlife here in Sonoma county, so here’s what i did today on Saint Patrick’s Day, It’s sheepdog trials, outside of Santa Rosa on a beautiful ranch, one judge from Scotland, the other Ireland.
Another dog (actually there were dozens of border collies):
His idea of fun is to round up sheep:
Starting to work:
Moving them along without spooking them:
Making an end around:
One escapes the herd:
The dog cuts off the errant sheep:
Extra points if the dog can split the her into two and two,
a maneuver called shedding.
This dog is about to do this with success:
Home in Santa Rosa, Saint Patrick’s Day wearin’ ‘o the green: