Monthly Bird Survey at Shollenberger: October 2020

Monthly Bird Survey at Shollenberger: October 2020

Thursday, October 29, was the bimonthly bird survey at Shollenberger Park. The group gathered early, and the soft pink sunrise did not disappoint! As with all survey mornings, a bevy of Red-winged Blackbirds declared “Good morning!” from the tules. As the...
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...
2020 Docent Training Graduation

2020 Docent Training Graduation

Docent training was held on 8 consecutive Thursdays in January and February. While most sessions were at the Community Center, there were two visits to Shollenberger Park. Current docents were invited to join the new docents for their “graduation” on February 27. In...
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...

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