Monday, April 19, 2021

Biking and Nordic Walking in the Bay Area: Crystal Springs Reservoir

This lovely locale is easily accessible, paved the entire way with gently rolling hills along a beautiful reservoir.  For bikers:  do this Mon-Fri.  Weekends are too busy with walkers for biking. This is a great biking option year-round.  In Springtime, there’s an amazing array of flowers.   Bring your binocs – you never know what you […]

Winter Birding in the Bay Area, CA

November 30, 2010 by  
Filed under Nature

Winter brings many wonderful birds to the Bay Area. We particularly love the water birds. Our friend and birder, Len Blumin,  digiscopes and sends us many wonderful photos. Here’s the latest: The Canvasback is quite a looker, and one of the diving ducks not likely to be confused with other species around here. The chestnut […]