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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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A Golden voyage…

Photo of last year’s young Golden Eagles by Cleve Nash Cleve Nash, our resident photographer, and I took a ride out to Creston, CA, where my daughter and her family live. There had been numerous eagles, Golden and Bald, around … 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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Inside…

Photo by Heather O’Connor Inside at the Bazaar of the Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival, we set up our booth showing “This is what we do.” visitors photo with our hats, t-shirts and binocular covers along with Cleve Nash’s photographic … 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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Back in the saddle again…

Photo by Cleve Nash 8:19 AM, 4 January 2013 First observation of copulation this year. This is the start of her twelfth season. More to come. Happy trails, Bob

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