Excitement at Sweet Springs…

During the month of February 2017, drama took over. The winter residents included a Bald Eagle flying over Sweet Springs Nature Preserve, Los Osos, CA. It comes in with the migrating birds and leaves in the springtime. The peregrine is our visiting falcon, “Doris” who we’ve followed for years.  She visits each winter too. Cleve had seen her in the old snag by the coffee shop where she usually perches. Suddenly, she took off, flew across the bay and was on a mission!

Attack !                            Photo by Cleve Nash

Since the gate has been locked by the CA State Parks due to winter weather, swells, (which have calmed down now), the dredging operation which has set up huge pipes in the large parking lot and who knows what else, Bob has been unable to go out to view the south side peregrines. He has been watching the north side pair and will hopefully write up a story for you.

Until my next exploration, Heather



About Pacific Coast Peregrine Watch

The Pacific Coast Peregrine Watch is here to inform birders, students and all people who are eager to know about these handsome peregrines. We want you to enjoy and be able to use our on-site powerful spotting scopes. We are available to answer your questions about the pair of falcons that have been observed for many years.
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4 Responses to Excitement at Sweet Springs…

  1. Wow! Way to go, Doris……and Cleve!!

  2. Molly Brown says:

    Terrific photograph!! I’m so impressed at the clarity and action !! Let’s see more!!

    • Pacific Coast Peregrine Watch says:

      Thanks. We thought it an exceptional photo too. Cleve Nash has excellent skills in addition to being there at just the right time!

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