Chapter 6 of Bob’s Wildlife and Birds – Mute Swans

Chapter 6 of Bob’s Wildlife and Birds – Mute Swans

From Bob Dyer email 10-2016 MUTE SWAN The mention of “swans” in the mind of many adults, conjures up a mental picture, probably similar to the one above. These are the graceful creatures of fairy tales and legend. They are probably the most imaged bird in the...
Bob Dyer Bench Memorial

Bob Dyer Bench Memorial

On October 6, the Petaluma Wetlands Alliance will dedicate a bench at Shollenberger Park to honor Bob Dyer, a PWA board member and long time wetlands supporter. Bob took most of the photos on this web site and submitted regular articles to the FaceBook Page. He also...

Birding Petaluma Wetlands Through the Year : September

From Peter Colasanti, 09-17:      September is the richest month for birding generally in Northern California, and that very wealth creates challenges.  Populations of most species are roughly double those of the lean spring, but many are...
Miwok Lecture Sept. 18th

Miwok Lecture Sept. 18th

September 18th, Monday, 7 pm   Petaluma Public Library  Free “Learning from the Miwok Culture” We will explore the changing perspectives and environment of local California Indians from a Tribal point of view of historical, social, political and...
Great-tailed Grackle

Great-tailed Grackle

Chapter 4 of Bob’s Birds: Great-tailed Grackle, Quiscales  mexicanus  It has been named the “devil bird”.  From USA Today (2013): “When they arrive in flocks, they cause trouble.  The Kroeger supermarket on...

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