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Signs of the Season: Feathered fall migrants

November 12, 2013 by Jackson Karlenzig

As the days shorten and valley oak leaves fall, hundreds of birds are flocking to the Bay Area. Here's a sneak preview of some of the highlights.


Photographer Steve Zamek Gets His Decisive Moment

October 09, 2013 by Alessandra Bergamin

Photographer Steve Zamek, waited at Lloyd Lake in Golden Gate Park for over three hours photographing birds. When he decided it was time to leave, this hooded merganser sprang into action and Zamek snapped this shot.

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A “Big Birder” on Sonoma Mountain

March 25, 2013 by Jonah Raskin

He's big, he's tall and he's an obsessive birder. WhyTed Eliot can't get birds out of his head.

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New records set in Bay Area’s Christmas bird counts

January 07, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

The annual Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count, the longest running citizen science survey in the world, has finished up in the Bay Area with some important findings.

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Migrating hawks break records in sightings

October 25, 2012 by Alison Hawkes

This year has turned out to be an extraordinary one to spot broad-winged hawks, which have been amassing in a way that's suspiciously like their East Coast siblings.

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Phalaropes descend on Rodeo Lagoon

August 07, 2012 by Alison Hawkes

Rodeo Lagoon in the Marin Headlands is the place to go right now to watch a rare migratory shorebird that ...


SFGate Outdoors

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The SF Chronicle's Outdoors section

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Los Gatos Birdwatcher

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Los Gatos Birdwatcher is the general store for nature loversspecializing in everything to do with bird feeding and bird watching,including seed, feeders, baths, hardware and optics. also included inour offerings are clothing, jewelry, books, kids stuff and many greatgift items. Our mission is to create magic and adventure through thelove and experience of nature. We bring this mission to realitythrough our Kid's Corner classes and community outreach. We arelocated in the King's Court Center at the corner of Blossom Hill Roadand Los Gatos Blvd. 408/358-9453 www.losgatosbirdwatcher.com.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Shoreline

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

Just minutes away from the bustle of the city this park features a shoreside paved trail, great for walking, jogging, ...

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Bothin Marsh

July 08, 2012 by Bay Nature Staff

This marsh on Richardson Bay becomes a birdwatcher’s paradise from October through February as shore birds stop here to winter ...

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