Birding Petaluma Wetlands Through the Months: May 2018

  From Peter Colasanti:   Welcome to May, the breedingest month in the Petaluma wetlands. By May Day the early birds start hatching eggs while the late migrants are all freshly arrived and easy to find as they sing from high throne perches and assault intruders to...

Birding Petaluma Wetlands Through the Months: April

From Peter Colasanti, April 2018           I confess that April is my favorite month for birding Northern California. The green of the landscape is broken only by the flowers, it gets warm enough for summer clothes and birds are everywhere in evidence. Migration peaks...

Birding Petaluma Wetlands Through the Months : March

From Peter Colasanti:     To anyone who has lived through a real winter, March in the Petaluma Wetlands feels the most like the essence of springtime. It must be that way to the birds too. Indications are that the change in the duration of daylight is the strongest...

Birding Petaluma Wetlands Through the Months: January 2018

From Peter Colasanti, JAN 2018: A game most birders play involves the keeping of a year list, and those fireworks you heard Sunday night were to announce that it’s time to start yours for 2018. Lucky for us, January’s as birdy as December in the Petaluma...

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