Morro Coast Bird Festival – part 1

February 19, 2019 at 5:00 am (Bird photography, Birds - California, California, California Central Coast, Nature, Nature photography, Wildlife) (, , , )

Peregrine Falcon on boat yardarm

I treated myself to four days of birding at the Morro Coast Bird Festival in January 2019. Although I chose some trips to areas I was already familiar with, I found it extremely beneficial to go with someone who pointed out birds I had never seen before.

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Christmas Bird Count in Victorville, CA – Part 1

December 29, 2014 at 4:12 pm (Bird photography, Birds - California, California, Nature, Nature photography, Wildlife) (, , )

Spring Lake community, Victorville, CA

Spring Lake community, Victorville, CA

I’ve participated in Christmas Bird Counts in Friendship, Maine; Big Bend National Park, Texas, and Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia.  Here in Southern California, there are opportunities to join many more groups for this annual census of the birds.  On Saturday I explored a country-club development and an adjacent community college in nearby Victorville. Read the rest of this entry »

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