Monday was cool and overcast all day.
During our 6-mile walk along a trailer park creek through the Ritz Carlton golf links to downtown Half Moon Bay, we saw 61 bird species. Amazing. There were many of the usuals — sparrows to crows, and a few surprises, too. Here are the special ones.
A great horned owl in a eucalyptus tree behind a trailer park.
A Hutton’s vireo in a 150-year-old cypress grove.
And, a Western bluebird on a coastal bluff in town.
Amazing what you can find when you take the time to look.
I’m walking this week on a Slow Adventure with Alvaro Jaramillo and a great group of birders.