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 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...
Monthly Bird Survey at Ellis Creek: July 2019

Monthly Bird Survey at Ellis Creek: July 2019

Tuesday, July 23, was the bimonthly bird survey at Ellis Creek for the Petaluma Wetlands Alliance (PWA). The fog was burning off just in time as we set out at 7 AM. At the previous Ellis Creek survey in May, we observed two nesting pairs of Western Kingbirds. Much to...
Look What People Are Saying!

Look What People Are Saying!

Petaluma Wetlands Field Guide Endorsements — The Petaluma Wetlands Field Guide is a ‘must have’ for both the serious and casual nature lover, as well as for those interested in the history, preservation and natural setting of our Petaluma Watershed. As the...
Monthly Bird Survey at Shollenberger: June 2019

Monthly Bird Survey at Shollenberger: June 2019

Thursday, June 20, was the bimonthly bird survey at Shollenberger Park for the Petaluma Wetlands Alliance (PWA). Cloud coverage and distant fog greeted us, making for a beautifully moody setting. Right away, we encountered this male Ruddy Duck in breeding plumage...
Field Guide Printed

Field Guide Printed

Like a fledgling, our just published Petaluma Wetlands Field Guide has taken flight! The easy-to-use field guide has been flying off the shelf as word spreads in our community. The beautiful spiral-bound field guide, with its 200 photos and concise descriptions, is...

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