There’s a lot of green now at the Laguna de Santa Rosa.  A late season cold front overran the skies and made for very even, saturated light Monday afternoon.

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A white crane lands on a snag at the Laguna de Santa Rosa, Monday April 21, 2014. )Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2014

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A gray heron takes flight along the Laguna de Santa Rosa, Monday April 21, 2014. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2014

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Wildflowers at the Laguna de Santa Rosa, Monday April 21, 2014. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2014

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New foliage sprouts from the Laguna de Santa Rosa, Monday April 21, 2014. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2014

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A western fence lizard blends in at the shoreline of the Laguna de Santa Rosa, Monday April 21, 2014. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2014

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A crane fly as large as an adult hand at the Laguna de Santa Rosa, Monday April 21, 2014. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2014

-Kent Porter