Coyote Hills Birding

In the mood for something a little different, I went back to my old stomping grounds of Coyote Hills. When I lived in Fremont, I birded and hiked here frequently, and in fact, the diversity of wildlife here is what really got me into birdwatching. Alas, since it’s about a 40 minute round-trip detour from…

EA 105 – Field Ornithology, Class I

Last night was the first class of the second half of the 14-class series of Field Ornithology classes I’ve been taking since February. Since the second half is a separate fee from the first, and due to normal class attrition, there were only perhaps half as many people there as there were on the first day of the first half.

Off to Big Sur!

I’m about to head out the door for a 3-day b’day weekend in a yurt in Big Sur, thanks to my wonderful girlfriend Sarah   We plan on doing lots of short hikes and lots of not-much-at-all.  The weather forecast is 68-73F today through Sunday, so we should have some great wildlife viewing and perhaps…