Caves, Vultures . . . or Condors

Pinnacles National Park, California, Late August After spending three days in the Monterey area -- visiting the splendor of Big Sur, birding at the state parks and beaches of Point Lobos, Zmudowski, and Moss Landing, and just hanging around a bonfire on the beach – it was time for our long drive to Palm Springs …

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August Birthday in the Farallon Islands

Jackson and I woke up by sunrise of his fourteenth birthday with a relatively light fog over San Francisco Bay. Today was to be one of the highlights of our California trip, a six-hour excursion to the Farallon Islands, almost 30 miles out into the ocean. Among the birds we hoped to see were the …

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Stay Tuned!

Due to being back in school, we have a lot of adventures and bird experiences to catch up on. These include the following. Birding Water Treatment PlantsThe Farallon IslandsCalifornia Condors & SpelunkingJoshua TreeSea WatchStorm at Race PointFinding the Pink-Footed Gooseand more . . . Pink-Footed Goose Leading the Way

Daily Bird Count – Week of 7/22/19

Observations occurred mostly throughout Scituate or at the Manomet Mini Bio-Blitz (wide array of plants and wildlife recorded) and the Hingham Harbor Islands (amazing rookery). NOTE: Large amounts of shorebirds seem to be migrating into the area. Monday, 7/22/19 American Crow Blue Jay Cardinal Tufted Titmouse Song Sparrow Chipping Sparrow American Robin Gray Catbird Wood …

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Daily Bird Count – Week of 7/15/19

These are all birds seen on the South Shore of Massachusetts, mostly during morning bike rides and other excursions. Locations include Jerusalem Road, Atlantic Avenue, Cohasset Harbor, Musquashcut Pond, Myron's Panne, Scituate Lighthouse, and A.J. MacEachern Trails. Monday (7/15/19) Canada Goose Mallard Least Tern Mute Swan Double-Crested Cormorant Common Loon Killdeer Red-Winged Blackbird American Crow …

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