Birds of the Month, AUG 2018

From Peter Colasanti, August 2018 August is the month when birding rises back out of the summer doldrums in the Petaluma Wetlands as birds that breed to the north start their southward journey to winter quarters. Fall migration is much more leisurely than spring and...

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: 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...

Birding Petaluma Wetlands Through the Months : November

From Peter Colasanti, 11-17      By early November most of the long distance migrant birds have taken the advice of their DNA and relocated to the longer and sunnier days of the neotropics.  Soon to come will be those driven south by even harsher weather to the north,...

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