Category Archives: Sunnyvale WPCP

Barn Swallows & Violet-Green Swallows @Sunnyvale WPCP Aug. 5, 2015

Happy to see them back !  And they stayed still for me to take pictures. Advertisements

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Green Heron, Avocet and Stilt Nesting@ Sunnyvale WPCP

I participated in a SCVAS field trip at the City of Sunnyvale Landfill today.  We saw many Red-Winged Black Birds and Barn swallows, but the ponds were very quiet except for  some White Pelicans, Eaglets, Stilts and Avocets.  Some Avocets and Stilts were … Continue reading

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Barn Swallows, Snipes, Killdeer Eggs (Sunnyvale WPCP ponds, April 1st, 2015)

Barn swallows are back! They move way too fast for me to take pictures, but there was one resting on the wire. The pond between West pond and Mofett Channel where we saw many Grebes, and ducks in March was … Continue reading

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Sunnyvale WPCP ponds, 3/04/2015

I love going on the SCVAS birding trips.  I get to see a lot more birds than I go for a walk on my own. I wouldn’t have discovered this Burrowing Owl totally blended into the ground! (It was on … Continue reading

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Sunnyvale WPCP ponds, 2/01/2015

Inspired by the walk with Stephanie, I went birding again on Sunday to Sunnyvale WPCP ponds hoping to take pictures of birds in breeding plumage. We went around the small pond on the other side of Pond A4.   At … Continue reading

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Northern Shovelers & a hunter

I heard a hunting season has started.  Be safe Ducks!

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Eared Grebes ,Mallards, Rudy Ducks, and a Great Blue Heron: Sunnyvale WPCP walk 11-5-14 ,

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