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Fits and starts…

Observation date: 3 March 2016 The Pacific Coast Peregrine Watch has been off line for an unusual amount of time and not because we don’t want to. Most of the problems were not something that we could control. The gate … Continue reading

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A frothing cauldron of wind and waves…

Observation date: 8 December 2015 With high winds and monstrous waves the harbor mouth is a frothing cauldron with waves 16 to 22 feet in height and gusts to 45 miles per hour.  Access to the south side of Morro … Continue reading

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Probable cause…

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Observation date: 19 July 2015 A summer thunderstorm hit the Central Coast of California last night and today leaving a much needed inch and three quarters of much needed rain. Aside from the good quenching in drought ridden California, it … Continue reading

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Play or prey?

Observation date: 9 June 2015 June gloom is upon us some days, making observations somewhat difficult during those days. Warm air rising inland draws in the Pacific marine layer into the coastal areas leaving us with heavy overcast skies or … Continue reading

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Cause unknown…

Observation date: 21 October 2014 Sad news from Shell Beach. Cleve Nash making one of his trips to the eyrie on the cliffs at Shell Beach was informed of the loss of a female adult falcon. She was below the … Continue reading

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Access restricted…

Observation date: 3 March 2014 Video:  February storm 2014 Access to Morro Rock has been severely restricted due to extreme weather conditions with gale force winds. Not only was the gate locked to the south parking lot, but a police … 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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Strut your stuff…

A couple of below freezing nights, three days of high surf advisories with 14 foot waves breaking over the jetties, a “king tide” with some great minus tides for gathering mussels, three days of 85°F heat and plenty of sunshine. … 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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We are so lucky…

The Peregrine Watch is so lucky to have such a dedicated photographer who contributes so much. Quiet, soft spoken with a very dry sense of humor. In a gathering of people around the spotting scopes, you would never know he … Continue reading

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