Random Pictures from the Merced NWR March 12, 2009 0 Took another trip out to the Merced NWR on Wednesday afternoon. The water is receding, but there’s still lots of shorebirds to see. Mike Matenkosky Mike is a Central Valley California landscape and nature photographer whose subjects include scenes from Merced County, Yosemite, SeKi, and the eastern Sierra. He is currently living in Atwater, CA. The text and photographs are © Copyright Mike Matenkosky (or others when indicated) and are not in the public domain and may not be used on websites, blogs, or in other media without advance permission from Mike Matenkosky.