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Shoreline Birds – Alameda, California, Dec. 2017

This Holiday season, Kathy and I visited our two families that reside in the San Francisco Bay Area. Kathy’s daughter Laina and family live in Alameda, only a few minutes walk from the bay shore. This provides a shoreline birding walk … Continue reading

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The Salt River, AZ , Part 1, March 20-22

A combination of low water years and no success in the annual lottery kept us away from our second most favorite river in Arizona for 7 years. We had first run the 52 mile Salt River Canyon in 1982, and … Continue reading

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The Black Phoebe

This is a reprise of my post of 6/12/14, which included a poem entitled “Yellow Sally”. This poem makes mentions of a black phoebe, and I went back and photographed that bird the next evening. Here’s the poem, followed by … Continue reading

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Songbirds of Alameda, CA, Spring, 2014

This is the fourth in a series of posts on the birds of Alameda, CA. There were plenty of migrating and non-migrating songbirds around, and the ones photographed here were seen in the shrubbery and gardens of the houses that … Continue reading

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