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Departing the Bay at Sundown

This post may seem a bit symbolic but it is a bit of a cheat.  I flew out of SFO heading up to Seattle to go to my new place.  The flight left around sunset and, as we climbed out … Continue reading

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Shovelers Doing Their Thing

The shoreline of San Francisco Bay has a bunch of ducks.  Of the ones I see a lot of, there are two main species.  The Mallards are a duck you will see almost anywhere.  The others are the Shovelers.  As … Continue reading

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Flocking in Some Numbers

I don’t know whether a murmuration is a thing specific to starlings or whether it applies to any large flocks of birds.  I was looking out across San Francisco Bay recently and there was a large flock of birds whirling … Continue reading

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Evening Over the North of the Bay

These shots come from a little while back.  When you are doing an air to air session, there is a fair bit of spare time.  Unless you head out and back in formation, you have the transit time to yourself … Continue reading

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Sailing Across the Bay on a Windy Day

Plenty of my times alongside San Francisco Bay are airplane or wildlife related.  You do get to see lots of other things on the bay, though, and on a windy day the sailing is definitely worth a look.  Having grown … Continue reading

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Raccoon Family Outing

Roger and I were on a wildlife roll.  We had been visited by an osprey, we had seen a rat, what else could be lurking along the shoreline?  Roger had mentioned that he had seen some raccoons along there at … Continue reading

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Ratty and Tales of the Riverbank (Well, Bayshore)

Rats have a bad reputation.  It’s not tricky to work out why people don’t like them but I think they are rather cool.  It’s hardly their fault that stuff has been built on top of their homes and they have … Continue reading

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Osprey Checks Us Out

One fun aspect of shooting by San Francisco Bay is that you get a lot of wildlife while you are killing time.  Roger and I were sitting by the shore waiting for a few movements when a bird started flying … Continue reading

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Shipwreck

I stopped off at Coyote Point in the Bay for a short while.  It hasn’t been so long since I was last there so the new addition I saw must have occurred pretty recently.  It appears that someone has had … Continue reading

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Kiteboarding in the Bay

If the wind is up, there are usually a lot of people out kiteboarding in San Francisco Bay. While I was a Coyote Point I could see a few people out in the water. Some were a little further up … Continue reading

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