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: 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: December

From: Peter Colasanti December, the darkest month, feels like the coldest. Well it’s also the birdiest one in the Petaluma Wetlands, with 144 species logged since 2005 for the month. It only feels bleak to those of us who live here, to the north it’s...

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