Blufftop Park Raptors- Pictures

Yamil Saenz <ysaenz@...>

Hi Al
Here is the link to my pics
I hope they will be usefull to you and your education and conservation programs.



----------------------------------------> To: south-bay-birds@...> CC: peninsula-birding@...> From: chucao@...> Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 14:05:10 -0700> Subject: RE: [sbb] Blufftop Park Raptors- Pictures>> Folks>>>> The raptor activity is indeed hopping out there, and if one goes a bit> farther south to the Wavecrest area many, many kites congregate at roosting> areas. In an afternoon jog yesterday I counted 28 kites, 6 harriers, 8> Red-tails, 1 Red-shoulder, 2 kestrels, Say’s Phoebe. The totals were likely> much greater as I did not have binos on me. But I wanted to make a request> to photographers. I am going to post a general request on Calbirds for max> numbers of raptors throughout the state and wanted to highlight some of the> birds being seen and photographed here. Could all of you photographers who> have photos of the Half Moon Bay raptors up online give me a link to your> photos that I could share with a wider audience?>>>> Regards>>>> Alvaro>>>> Alvaro Jaramillo>> HYPERLINK "mailto:chucao@..."chucao@...>> Half Moon Bay, California>>>> Field Guides - Birding Tours Worldwide>> HYPERLINK "">> _____>> From: south-bay-birds@...> [mailto:south-bay-birds@...] On Behalf Of saenzyamil> Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 11:34 AM> To: south-bay-birds@...> Subject: [sbb] Blufftop Park Raptors- Pictures>>>> Hi All.>> Bluff top Coastal Park in Half Moon Bay still very active.> I want to encourage those birders who have not been there yet.> You don't have to go too far to see the Hawks. A large amount of the> raptors is regularly hunting near the parking lot area at the end of> Poplar Street.> I visited the park this past weekend with Eric Nie and Adam Blazczak> and we saw 7 White-tailed Kites, 4 Red-tailed Hawks, 4 Northern> Harriers (2 females- 2 males), 1 juvenile Cooper's hawk and 1 female> Kestrel.> It doesn't get any better than this. Five species of raptors actively> hunting over the same area.> Other birds of interest were: 2 Great Blue Herons, European Starlings> (at least 10), 2 Common Raven, 1 Say's phoebe, Red-winged Black Birds> (at least 10) and numerous Brewer's Black Birds.> If you stay long enough you will have very good chances to see the> Hawks and hopefully the Herons hunting voles.> I have been birding the Bay Area for at least 4 years and I have never> seen anything like this before.> Pictures can be found at:>> HYPERLINK> ""http://www.usefilm.-com/phot> ographer-/84836.html>> Regards.> Yamil Saenz>>>>> No virus found in this incoming message.> Checked by AVG Free Edition.> Version: 7.5.503 / Virus Database: 269.15.9/1090 - Release Date: 10/24/2007> 8:48 AM>>>> No virus found in this outgoing message.> Checked by AVG Free Edition.> Version: 7.5.503 / Virus Database: 269.15.9/1090 - Release Date: 10/24/2007> 8:48 AM>>>> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]>>>>> Yahoo! Groups Links>> To visit your group on the web, go to:>>> Your email settings:> Individual Email | Traditional>> To change settings online go to:>> (Yahoo! ID required)>> To change settings via email:> mailto:south-bay-birds-digest@...> mailto:south-bay-birds-fullfeatured@...>> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:> south-bay-birds-unsubscribe@...>> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to:>>

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