Monthly Archives: November 2013

Tule Time

Went for a hike with the Ramblette and the Lukester last Friday in what would normally be Tule Creek.  Unsurprisingly it is currently drier than Mars.  Some interesting background on the area, from the very cool “A Traveler’s Guide to … Continue reading

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San Antonio Creeking

Did a bit of birding yesterday with the inimitable John Pavelko and his pal Art from Ypsilanti (somewhere in Michigan).  Not many spots to find water but we had a pretty nice haul down in Casitas Springs where the San … Continue reading

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The Unmitigated Gall!

On my hike up Kennedy Ridge this morning  the most colorful thing I saw by a longshot: Some folks call them oak apples.  Us science types call them galls.  What is a gall and why do they look so tasty. … Continue reading

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Best of October

The calendar for November is up.  Birders are busy and Theo Payne has classes galore.  The Raptor Center is having their open house this weekend as well. Enough talk I have some awards to give out.

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