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Bay Nature magazineJuly-September 2017

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Meet the Bay Area’s Migrating Dragonflies

June 28, 2017 by Claire Peaslee

Most of the things flying over your head aren't birds. Meet some of the large insects that propel themselves around the world and stop in Northern California.

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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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Tag, You’re It!

October 04, 2011 by Erik Vance

The hawk trackers of the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory go way beyond birding: These citizen scientists take to the highways and back roads, following radio-tagged birds that may roam just to the next valley, or all the way to Mexico. Along the way, the hawk trackers have contributed much to our knowledge of these well-traveled birds.

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Jenner Headlands to be Run by Land Trusts

July 01, 2011 by Aleta George

When the Sonoma Land Trust acquired the Jenner Headlands, the best guess was that it would become a state park. Instead, the land trust will work with the Southern California-based Wildlands Conservancy to manage the large parcel, which includes a spot hawk watchers have staked out as a new “Hawk Hill north.”

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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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