Tag Archives: Bob Isenberg

Bubo visits Morro Rock

Today Cleve didn’t find “Doris” again, our wayward transient peregrine snowbird. However, Heather and I had a visitor at Morro Rock in the form of Bubo virginianus. By the way, this is the very first Latin name for a bird … Continue reading

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High on High Mountain…

Migration time along the Central Coast of California is underway with a few unusual sightings. First, it was the blue footed booby who stayed for a week or two. Last week, it was the black vulture that spent a couple … Continue reading

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A spring gale…

I’m still getting days with high winds which is not unusual for spring weather. Today 12 to 15 foot swells at sea with wind gusts up to 50 plus miles per hour. We have included our photographs of blowing sand … Continue reading

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Force 9 at the north face of Morro Rock…

Photo by Bob Isenberg

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Mildly obsessive-compulsive…

Cleve Nash and Bob Isenberg Photo by Heather O’Connor Bob and I had been talking together about how to introduce to you our friend, the fine photographer, Cleve Nash. So that we would have examples with which to educate everyone, … Continue reading

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“Oh, oh, oh!”

Photo by Heather O’Connor Tenth day of incubation and all is going well so far other than a couple of scrapes with a visiting tiercel that is very aggressive. Both north and south side falcons have splashed him a few … Continue reading

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Presidents’ Day weekend…

Photo by Heather O’Connor As we continue to observe the antics of the breeding peregrines, this holiday weekend brought two tall ships, the “Lady Washington” and the “Hawaiian Chieftain” into Morro Bay, California. A delightful day in the low 70s … Continue reading

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Outside…

Photo by Bob Isenberg Outside at “the Rock” during the Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival, visitors use spotting scopes set up to see the peregrines and have all their questions answered. The Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival was a great … Continue reading

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Never too young to learn…

The other day, sitting at the rock in my usual location, binoculars in hand, tripod and spotting scope mounted at the ready, I was approached by two young precocious youngsters with their parents. The smaller of the two said, “I … Continue reading

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Bob with the Tey Family

Photo by Heather O’Connor

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