Category Archives: California – July/August 2012

California — Day 4 (July 29): On to Yosemite!

(Note: I neglected to resize the photos in this post for proper internet viewing, so feel free to click on each photo to enlarge to see what the image ‘should’ look like) After a particularly rough and barf-inducing pelagic the … Continue reading

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California – Day 3 (July 28): Half Moon Bay Pelagic!

As we awoke on the morning of Saturday, the 28th, a slow realization came over us: in just an hour we would be embarking on one of the most anticipated stints of the trip: the Half Moon Bay pelagic! Shearwater … Continue reading

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California – Day 2 (July 27): Portola Redwoods and Half Moon Bay

After a restful night’s sleep, we headed into the coastal redwood forests for our first real taste of California landbirding. On our way up to our first location, we stopped at a random pullout along the road, to see if … Continue reading

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California – Day 1 (July 26): Point Reyes

Eager to begin birding after a long flight to the San Francisco area, we quickly grabbed the rental car and were on the road, heading north in the direction of Point Reyes. Long home to the world-famous Point Reyes Bird … Continue reading

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California!

After having birded places like Arizona, Texas, and Florida, it seems I very well could’ve saved the best for last with California. Just a few days ago, my dad and I had returned from a very successful trip to this … Continue reading

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