Monthly Archives: April 2011

World’s Angriest Hummingbird

Spotted this guy along the Alameda Creek. He doesn’t seem happy about having his picture taken. Advertisements

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Snake Lunch

A great blue heron has settled on snake for lunch but he was having a bit of trouble getting it down the hatch.

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Day of the Night-Herons

As their name suggests, these guys are nocturnal and it’s unusual to see them doing much beyond napping in the reeds in the daytime. And the juveniles are tough to spot at all. So it was doubly odd to see … Continue reading

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Legs!

Spotted stilts and avocets wading around the salt marshes near the bay end of the Alameda Creek Trail.

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Duck Season

If you see a duck around the Coyote Hills area, it’s pretty much always a Mallard. But over the past month or so a few oddball visitors have popped up. Here’s a collection of unusual ducks for the area we’ve … Continue reading

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