Category: Birding

Photo: Skimming Pelican

One of my favorite sights on the beaches of Point Reyes, captured perfectly by Stephen Fischer.



2009 Audubon Canyon Ranch Schedule

I am a big fan of the Audubon Canyon Ranch at Bolinas, CA. It’s a peaceful place, where visitors can view the nesting sites of the Great Blue Heron, Great Egret and the Snowy Egret. Kids also love the ponds full of wildlife. For the 2009 season, the 1,000-acre Bolinas Lagoon Preserve will open from…



What’s Going On in the Park: early Oct 2008

Here are some highlights from the National Park Service Park Wavelengths newsletter: Young elephant seals have made an early appearance at Chimney Rock ; about 40 sub-adults (rowdy teenagers!) are on the beach practicing their wrestling and noisemaking skills in preparation for the winter breeding season Humpback whale sightings off Limantour and Agate Beaches continue…



Audubon Canyon Ranch Is Open For Egrets and Huron Watching

As readers of this blog know, I enjoy visiting Audubon Canyon Ranch (see previous post). Well, the ranch is open for visitors until mid-summer. Here’s what they say: Bring a picnic and hike the 8 miles of trails. Donations appreciated. Open weekends and holidays: 10 am – 4 pm Tuesday through Friday by appointment only…