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Allen Fish grew up on the Peninsula near, and occasionally in, San Francisquito Creek. He directs the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory (www.ggro.org) and lectures on avian sciences at UC Davis.


The Clarion Call of the Red-shouldered Hawk

October 16, 2012 by Allen Fish

Bird nesting, anybody will tell you, is a spring and summer event. And it makes sense that many birds nest ...


The Golden-Crown’s Winter Song

October 01, 2006 by Allen Fish

Listen for the winter song of the golden-crowned sparrow.

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Why is autumn a good time to see raptors in the Bay Area? Where is best?

July 01, 2003 by Allen Fish

For many birds, autumn is a flurry of eating and movement to find stuff to eat, before winter sets in. ...

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