Monthly Archives: January 2012

Winter hike at Sunol Regional Wilderness

The winter tour comes to a close with a trip to Sunol. The red-tailed hawks kept their distance, and the acorn woodpeckers wouldn’t sit still for long so the photos are limited to a few songbirds.   Advertisements

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Winter Hike at Coyote Hills

The winter tour of local hiking spots hits Coyote Hills. All the wacky ducks continue to pass through, with this year including first ever sightings of wood ducks and (unpictured) canvasbacks. And a first ever sighting of white-faced ibis which … Continue reading

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Winter Walk at Lake Elizabeth

Bird season strikes Lake Elizabeth…

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Winter Hike at Mission Peak

The birds were out in force at Mission Peak even considering the season. We usually just see the hawks so the Kites and Kestrels were a nice surprise, and the Nuttall’s Woodpecker was a first ever sighting of one for … Continue reading

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