Tag Archives: Willet

California Scenes, Fall, 2018, #1

Kathy and I left for California in late September, first to attend the Hammerlee Family Annual Reunion at Carpinteria State Beach. As before, we had secured the Racoon group site for five nights. The beach has lots to see. The … Continue reading

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Road Trip, Part 6 – Alameda, Albany, Muir Woods, Muir Beach, Bolinas Lagoon and beach, CA, Sept. 21-28/14

Mudflats along the San Leandro channel, which separates Alameda from Bay Farm Island, usually host a multitude of shorebirds and waterfowl, and are just a few minutes stroll from the Levy’s home in Alameda. There is a nice walk that … Continue reading

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Road Trip, Part 4 – Gaviota and Carpinteria State Beaches, CA, Sept. 12-19/14

We arrived in Simi Valley on 9/12 and found it too hot for comfort. All of the LA Basin was sweltering, and we decided to leave for the beach immediately. Surprise! Because it was Friday night, all of the closer … Continue reading

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Wading Birds of Alameda, Spring 2014

This is another in the series on birds of Alameda, CA. Numerous species of wading birds are seen on the tidal flats of Alameda – many of which I could neither photograph or identify. The avocet sweeps his bill from … Continue reading

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