Monthly Bird Survey at Shollenberger: February 2020

Monthly Bird Survey at Shollenberger: February 2020

Tuesday, February 18, was the bimonthly bird survey at Shollenberger Park. The team was greeted by this lovely sunrise symphony, as performed by The Red-winged Blackbird Orchestra. Experiencing the mass exodus of blackbirds at dawn is one of many joys of each PWA bird...
Monthly Bird Survey at Ellis Creek: January 2020

Monthly Bird Survey at Ellis Creek: January 2020

Tuesday, January 14, was the bimonthly bird survey at Ellis Creek for the Petaluma Wetlands Alliance (PWA). Shortly after 7 AM, the team was greeted by this incredible pink sunrise reflecting in the ponds. Even in the near-dark, a large group of noisy Green-winged...
Monthly Bird Survey at Shollenberger: December 2019

Monthly Bird Survey at Shollenberger: December 2019

On Wednesday, December 11, the bird survey team met at 7 AM at Shollenberger Park for December’s Petaluma Wetlands Alliance (PWA) survey. A drizzly, wet and cold morning greeted us, but the team persevered and set out for the bird count. Against the gloomy...
Monthly Bird Survey at Shollenberger: October 2019

Monthly Bird Survey at Shollenberger: October 2019

Monday, October 21, was the bimonthly bird survey at Shollenberger Park. The sunrise greeted us with the promise of a wonderful day at Shollenberger Park for October’s Petaluma Wetlands Alliance (PWA) survey. There’s something magical about standing...
Monthly Bird Survey at Ellis Creek: September 2019

Monthly Bird Survey at Ellis Creek: September 2019

Thursday, September 19, was the bimonthly bird survey at Ellis Creek for the Petaluma Wetlands Alliance (PWA). The sun rising over the wetlands at 7 AM was a sight to behold! The group observed no less than five Yellow Warblers along the walk, including this one lit...
Monthly Bird Survey at Shollenberger: August 2019

Monthly Bird Survey at Shollenberger: August 2019

Tuesday, August 20, was the bimonthly bird survey at Shollenberger Park. The team set out at 7 AM into a cool and cloudy morning. One of the first birds spotted was this Common Gallinule with its brightly colored shield, bill, and legs. Though this species is easier...

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