Tag Archives: solstice

Earthwatch Expedition 2015…

This is Heather speaking. While the adult peregrines were busy teaching their juveniles their life skills, I went off on a tangent to explore something I’d like to share with you… All photos are mine. Since I moved to California … Continue reading

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Short daylight hours…

Observation date: 21 December 2014 We have celebrated the 2014 Winter Solstice with the Salinan* Tribe again. We notice the peregrines along with all animals are aware of the short daylight hours up to the winter solstice on the 21st … Continue reading

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New guy in town…

Observation date: 17 August 2014 You may remember in previous articles around the solstice a young married couple, both licensed falconers, that had brought a live Great Horned Owl to the Native American festivities on both winter and summer solstices. … Continue reading

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Around the campfire…

The Winter Solstice is the first of the December holidays. This year it was on the 21st of this month.  Our Salinan Native Americans were in good numbers at the rock along with interested non-native well wishers and campfire lovers, … Continue reading

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Splish, splash…

Almost winter now. The solstice will be upon us this Saturday. The Peregrine Watch will be on hand for the Native American activities in the late afternoon. I’ll be sure to write something about it later next week. This morning, … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice…

Long days and short nights start to make a change at this time of year. It’s the summer solstice with a giant full moon. Here at Morro Rock the Native Americans of the Salinian Tribe are here to celebrate the … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice

June 20, 2012. Today the solstice celebration will take place in the parking lot at the rock. A few of the local Native Americans have gone up to the top of the rock last night with a park guide, where … Continue reading

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