Monthly Archives: November 2011

Birding Wisconsin during the Fall migration: Raptor Watch and Shorebird chase, Sept. 8 to 11, 2014

Birding Wisconsin in the fall is to take part in one of the great Raptor migration events in birding. The shore birding is equally as rewarding. Continue reading

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Central Valley Bird Club Birding Festival, Nov. 21 – 24, 2014

Yellowbilled Tours will have a table exhibit at the Central Valley Bird Club Birding Symposium, Nov. 21 – 24, 2013, at the Stockton Hilton Hotel in Stockton, CA. I will also be leading a field trip to Clifton Court Forebay … Continue reading

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Altamont Pass Wind Resource Area

The San Francisco Bay Audubon Society’s chapters along with a number of other conservation groups filed suit to get our government’s attention to provide a solution to stop the killing of raptors and other avian species in eastern Alameda County. … Continue reading

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Christmas Bird Count, Eastern Alameda County, Friday Dec. 19, 2014

The Eastern Alameda County Christmas Bird Count will be held on Friday, December 13, 2013. This is last year’s data: Eastern Alameda County Christmas Bird Count 2011 species summary     This is the 2012 CBC data  http://www.independentnews.com/community/article_30fec270-4aec-11e2-bcac-001a4bcf887a.html?mode=story#.UOIxip1k5Hg.gmail      

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Points Reyes Bird & Nature Festival , April 27-29, 2014

Yellowbilled Tours will have a table exhibit at during the Points Reyes Bird & Nature Festival, April 27 – 29th, 2012. At the EAC, Point Reyes Station, CA. Please stop by and meet me, say hello, see what new field … Continue reading

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Alameda Creek Restoration

The construction of the new Calaveras Dam near Sunol EBRP will allow year-round stream flows to be maintained, supporting a future Steelhead fishery in Alameda Creek. This re-watering of the Alameda Creek will provide rich enhancement of the oak/sycamore riparian … Continue reading

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Eastern Alameda County Solar Development

Several solar corporations are interested in exploring energy development in this highly sensitive foraging habitat area for avian life, including raptors, owls and song birds. The county supervisors felt compelled to accommodate the request. The conservation community feels it to … Continue reading

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Alameda Creek Watershed Council

The Alameda Creek Watershed Council (ACRCD) comprises a government agency as well as 501c civic green conservation groups. Their charge is to manage the third largest watershed in California. The Alameda Creek watershed covers 570 square miles. Its drainage flows … Continue reading

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