There are very few hobbies that I can say have changed my life for the better, and birding is at the top of that list. Here are just a few ways that birding has influenced me.
Pacifica, Ca – Once a troublesome segment of highway, Devil’s Slide Trail was converted into a recreational trail in 2014. Visit the area to see awesome seabirds and raptors, and to learn more about the Common Murre Restoration Project that’s active in the area.
Cover photo: © Marcel Holyoak, 2011, some rights reserved.
Did you know that our site logo is a yellow-billed magpie? Learn more about why we chose this stunning bird.
Half Moon Bay, Ca – Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve offers rich history and wildlife. Learn about its recovery from logging and its amphibian resident, the California newt.
Cover photo: © Tom Benson, 2014, some rights reserved.
Did you know that there’s a seabird that builds its nest high up in redwood trees? Learn about the marbled murrelet – from their breeding biology to what we think could be causing their population declines.
Cover photo: © Ingrid Taylar, 2017, some rights reserved.
Did you know that lesser goldfinches copy the sounds of other birds in their song? Learn about this and more in post about the lesser goldfinch!