Midges surrounding turkey vulture

Midges surrounding turkey vulture

From Len Nelson: When I took an image of a Turkey Vulture (TV) on 6-22-18 in Ellis Creek, I only did so because it was nicely backlit on a post with its wings open. But, when I proceeded the image in PhotoShop and expanded its size, I clearly saw that the TV was...

Birding Petaluma Wetlands Through the Months: June

From Peter Colasanti:    June is lovely. It’s mostly spring, the days are the longest, we’ll have clear skies at dawn. It’s a great month to get married or go birding in other places. Sierra birding is best in June, the first two weeks are...

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...

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...

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...

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