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The Baylands Nature Preserve: A Winter Birder’s Wonderland

KQED Science | November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Baylands Nature Preserve: A Winter Birder’s Wonderland

Described by bird watchers as the go-to place for the "best birding on the bay," the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve is a feather-filled oasis during winter. This is the time that waterfowl migrate through the Pacific Flyway and settle along the California coast for the season.

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Winter is Coming, so the Annual Raptor Migration Through the Bay Area Has Begun

KQED Science | September 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Winter is Coming, so the Annual Raptor Migration Through the Bay Area Has Begun

Birds of prey across North America are heading south for the winter and will be at their highest concentration for viewing in the next couple of weeks. More raptors fly by Hawk Hill in the Marin Headlands than anywhere else along our country's Pacific coastline.

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Humpback Whales Crowd Monterey Bay

KQED Science | September 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

Humpback Whales Crowd Monterey Bay

This weekend is a great time to go whale watching, especially if you live near Monterey Bay. Local tour guides say they're seeing surprisingly large of humpbacks offshore.

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Diverse Populations of Terns Return to the Bay Area

KQED Science | September 13, 2013 | 2 Comments

Diverse Populations of Terns Return to the Bay Area

Terns can be found in the Bay Area year round, but they're not all the same species. Learn more about the diversity of tern populations that visit us.

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