Month: August 2019

California – Dry Land

The pelagics were done! I was so relieved I’d made it out alive. And with new birds? Best case scenario. Now I had a day to look for more. I spent a lot of time at Lands End looking for a reported Parakeet Auklet. But it was nowhere to be found. I checked on the…

By Audrey August 26, 2019 0

California- Farallon Islands

After such a successful pelagic the day before I was calmer the following morning. This trip departed from Sausalito so we got to ride underneath the Golden Gate Bridge. It started foggy, but things cleared up once a breeze kicked in. It was much easier to appreciate colorful Tufted Puffins. And see the Shearwaters. As…

By Audrey August 25, 2019 0

California- Half Moon Bay

Ahh, California. Home to sunshine, fog, the Golden-gate Bridge, and life-birds I can’t see anywhere else. I’ve wanted to try an out-of-state pelagic for a while, and when I heard Debi Shearwater (of Shearwater Journeys) was retiring at the end of this year, I had to sign up. A destination-pelagic adds another element of risk,…

By Audrey August 24, 2019 5