Jon and I were offered new jobs in Salt Lake City and we jumped at the opportunity to move to a beautiful and affordable city. . I am going to miss California. I will miss the ocean most of all.
Monthly Archive for December, 2009
When I first started birding, all sparrows looked alike. From some angles it’s very hard to tell.
Merry Christmas everyone! I hope you’re having a great holiday.
Cockatiels should be fed a wide variety of foods.
The Baylands in Palo Alto have such a variety of birds. Just look at this picture!
American Kestrels are the smallest falcon in Northern California. I usually hear them before I see them. They make a very loud, “Kee Kee” noise.
I know I’ve written about Western Sandpipers before, but this time you can see their winter plumage. Anywhere you see rock formations in the ocean, there are probably sandpipers.
Moss Beach, CA is very foggy, which makes for wonderful pictures. I like visiting the Fitzgerald Marine Preserve at different times of the day to experiment with lighting and fog. In this picture, the ocean is behind the trees and the sun is on the left.
If you’re looking for ducks, the best place to find them is in the marshes.