Clear Lake duck may have been 5,500 miles off course

Clear Lake duck may have been 5,500 miles off course

~Written By Tom Stienstra, December 3, 2017~ A duck so rare to California that some believe it might be an imported exotic pet was sighted and photographed last week at Clear Lake. Rick Timmer looked out from his vacation home and amid a dozen mallards, saw one duck...
Golden-crowned Kinglets & Bridges of Recall

Golden-crowned Kinglets & Bridges of Recall

When I was growing up, my grandparents owned twenty acres of woodlands and marshes that were a haven for birds.  My grandfather took long planks, forming Zen-like bridges which zig zagged through the wetlands, creating a trail to the Baker River where we would take...