Category Archives: peregrines

Red right returning…

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Aquatic bonanza…

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Sunday at “the rock”…

Sorry to take so long to getting back to you good followers but, I have been trying to get confirmation. Many keen observers are always helpful. Here is what I’ve seen and believe is happening.  Yesterday, Sunday, the few hours … Continue reading

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Soiled, but not foiled…

Photo by Cleve Nash On the left you can see the female and her wet vent area. The male on the right has brought her prey to eat. All signs, from observations, tell us that egg laying has begun. Cleve … Continue reading

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Favors in return…

“Simone” Photo by Cleve Nash A lot of nice people were visiting Morro Bay over the four day holiday. Many were able to see the “tall ships” do battle outside the bay and many saw the falcons for the first … Continue reading

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Presidents’ Day weekend…

Photo by Heather O’Connor As we continue to observe the antics of the breeding peregrines, this holiday weekend brought two tall ships, the “Lady Washington” and the “Hawaiian Chieftain” into Morro Bay, California. A delightful day in the low 70s … Continue reading

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A few inches apart…

One warm sunny day and everything starts happening. Breeding is nearly in full swing. About three times within a four hour period on their arrival to the “rock,” the south side falcons flew into the diving board eyrie and spent … Continue reading

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Outside…

Photo by Bob Isenberg Outside at “the Rock” during the Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival, visitors use spotting scopes set up to see the peregrines and have all their questions answered. The Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival was a great … Continue reading

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Luncheon on the Bay…

Photo by Cleve Nash The photo accompanying this text is of our transient female falcon, “Doris,” in her fifth year of wintering in nearby Baywood Park. She is seen here with a Teal. The photo was shot by Cleve Nash … Continue reading

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Never too young to learn…

The other day, sitting at the rock in my usual location, binoculars in hand, tripod and spotting scope mounted at the ready, I was approached by two young precocious youngsters with their parents. The smaller of the two said, “I … Continue reading

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