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Winter Bird Festival…

Observation date: 19 January 2016 Throngs of birders, twitchers and photographers were on hand for the twentieth Annual Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival which takes place every year on the Martin Luther King holiday. Along with the high surf crashing … Continue reading

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Speak your mind…

Thursday, October 1, 2015 Observation date: October 2015 After reading the previous post,  if you have the desire to support the 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Educational Organization, Pacific Coast Peregrine Watch, run by Bob Isenberg and Heather O’Connor, please read the information … Continue reading

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Observation date: 18 July 2014 A pleasant visit from two people that share the same passion and do the same thing that I do as volunteer interpreters for The Peregrine Fund through the Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group… One … Continue reading

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Twice, if you’re not too tired…

Morro Bay is slowly coming back to normal after being inundated by “twitchers” and birders of every description. Everywhere you looked there were groups walking around loaded with all the paraphernalia that usually adorns the type. The Morro Bay Winter … Continue reading

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Massachusetts, please reply…

The holidays were beautiful in Morro Bay, mid to high 70s and a couple of days in the 80s. Some extreme tides, enough that kayakers were stranded on the mud flats. Harbor Patrol and Coast Guard were kept busy. Even … Continue reading

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Twiggin’ it…

This is a slow time of year and not too much excitement, but it gives us the chance to catch up on our house-keeping and buying a new Epson Projector EX5220 for school presentations. Now, Heather will have to create … Continue reading

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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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Birding by lawn chair…

This is an alternative guide to birdwatching for those of you in your golden years or the infirm or maybe you’re just lazy or just don’t like to walk. With a few tips you can enjoy birding as much as … Continue reading

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A tale of two tails…

Today, Memorial Day, we have two airborne falcons and one still grounded in the eyrie. However, “Flyboy” has returned to the nest site at least twice today. Seems he’s a little ticked at late meals or, at least, food going … Continue reading

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No news is good news…

5 May 2013: With a threat of rain which will probably never happen, we are still waiting for the appearance of falcons on the north side of Morro Rock. The north side pair have had a steady stream of prey … Continue reading

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