Bird Pictures Mostly from Devereux Slough, Goleta Slough, Coal Oil Point
and Sands Beach in Santa Barbara County

Spring 2008

Great blue heron nesting

Cormorant nesting

Goleta Slough Rookery, Nesting Great Blue Herons, Double-creasted Cormorants and Great Egrets, Large flock of Brandt's Cormorants off the slough mouth - June 11, 2008

Snowy Plover newborn
Snowy Plover in the incubater at COPR - about 4 hours old - June 7, 2008

Coal Oil Point Reserve - June 2008
Snowy Plover Recovery Program, Incubator chicks, Waders in Devereux Slough, bird walk with Mark Holmgren

Turkey vulters at Isla Vista Beach
Turkey Vultures at Isla Vista Beach feed on a seal carcass - Just east of the "Jail House" June 8, 2008

Large flock of Brown Pelicans at Coal Oil Point Reserve - Devereux Slough and Turkey Vultures feeding on a Harbor Seal Carcass at Isla Vista near the Jail House - June 8, 2008

Pelicans at Devereux
A large group of Brown Pelicans at the Mouth of Devereux Slough - June 2, 2008

Snowy Plover Chick

It's that time again!
Snowy Plover Chick in the COPR Nursery - May 24, 2008

Coal Oil Point Reserve - May 2008
Red-necked phalarope, Cliff Swallows, Least Tern, Snowy Plover chicks, Red-tailed Hawk chicks and parents with squirrel, Mallard chicks, Gopher snake, Devereux slough

Red-necked Phalarope

Red-ncecked phalarope

Red-necked phalarope at Devereux Slough - May 18, 2008, with food source (same bird without the rusty red in August)

Killdeer in the dunes at Coal Oil Point Reserve
Killdeer in the dunes at Coal Oil Point Reserver - April 12, 2008

Coal Oil Point Reserve - April 2008

Pelagic cormorant

Pelagic Cormorant in breeding plumage - Santa Rosa Island, April 27, 2008
Channel Islands Trip to Santa Rosa Island, April 27, 2008 - sights include: Humpback Whales, Common Loon, Common Murre, Dall's Porpoise, Pelagic Cormorant in Breeding Plumage, Black oystercatcher, dunes, Torry Pines, Santa Cruz Island

Brown Pelicans and Brandt's Cormorants

Spring Day, March 29, 2008 - Birds, Sea Otters and Wild flowers at Sands Beach - COPR, Devereux Slough and Devereux Point, Greater Scaup, Brandt's Cormorants in larger numbers, Brown Pelicans

Signs of spring - Rodger Millikan's photos - Anna's Hummer nestling - See him grow!

Brown Pelican at COPR

Brown Pelicans at COPR

Brown Pelicans, Coal Oil Point Reserve - Sands Beach, March 23, 2008

Interests of Callie | Birds | Surfing | Santa Barbara Farmers' Market, Gardening and Farming | Snowy Plovers | Trips and Places

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