Snowy Plover

Snowy Plover

The Snowy Plover is a small wading bird that lives on beaches and along the shorelines of water. It builds a nest in a small depression in...

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Barn Swallow

Barn Swallow

Swallow's are small birds that chase and eat small insects such as mosquitos. They are fast and erratic in flight, making them an...

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Forster’s Tern

Forster’s Tern

The Forster's Tern is one of the common terns in the Bay Area, nesting in various places along the bayside in Santa Clara County. This tern...

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Palo Alto Baylands Big Sit report: 42 species

Palo Alto Baylands Big Sit report: 42 species

[[Corrections: The female Bullock's Oriole I noted below is in fact a female Hooded Oriole. I made a silly assumption due to proximity to the male Bullock's and didn't validate my sighting against a guide later. My bad. That makes the day's species count 42, also....

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SCVAS Photowalk, Palo Alto Baylands 3/23/2019

SCVAS Photowalk, Palo Alto Baylands 3/23/2019

On March 23 I led a group of 8 on the first photowalk put on by Santa Clara Valley Audubon. Over 3 and a half hours, we found 45 species and had a good time talking birds, cameras and birding opportunities at the Baylands. We split our time between the area near the...

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Shoreline Lake Big Sit report: 54 species!

On Saturday April 7 I hosted the Sitting Ducks Big Sit for the SCVAS Birdathon at Shoreline Lake in Mountain View. Four of us (Julio Mulero, Renee Polizotto and Mary Ann Robertson) were there for the entire four hours, and three others stopped by while exploring the...

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