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Clutch of eggs from our friend’s chicken coop via My Instagram

March 16th, 2018 Comments off

The only kiwi we saw on this trip, unfortunately. We’ll try harder next time.

September 2nd, 2017 Comments off

The only kiwi we saw on this trip, unfortunately. We'll try harder next time.

The only kiwi we saw on this trip, unfortunately. We’ll try harder next time.

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We saw the blue penguins (pukekura) come in from sea last night. Totally amazing and cute. More pictures, video and audio to come. via Instagram

August 27th, 2017 Comments off

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Pelican and Cormorant

February 5th, 2017 Comments off

Pelican on the lake

February 2nd, 2017 Comments off

Pelican on the lake

Pelican on the lake

White pelicans are regular visitors to the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Reserve but can seem out of place to many visitors who think of them only as seaside birds. Pelicans nest on freshwater lakes although they often feed on or near salt water. 

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Great Backyard Bird Count Bird Walk at Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Area

February 15th, 2010 Comments off

My good friend, Keri Dearborn of Animalbytes.net, led us on a great walk around the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife area this morning in honor of the annual Great Backyard Bird Count this weekend. We spent 2.5 hours spotting all sorts of birds, including 2 new one’s for my life list, a Downy Woodpecker and an Osprey and also an up close look at a vulture.

Below are 6 embedded videos streamed live and recorded with my iPhone. I hope it gives you a bit of a feeling of what it was like to be out with us this morning.

Keri’s husband, Michael Lawshe, took some great photos on the walk, too.

Photos of today’s Great Backyard Bird Count Walk

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