The 2005 Season Images

 


The PG&E photo exhibition a virtual gallery of the show

November 10th, 2005 The photo gallery reception, a party celebrating the falcons!


The pages...

10-08-05 Comparison of Peregrine 2005 vs 2000 visit

10-05-05 A Peregrine visits the Mission at 23rd and Capp St

9-22-05 A trip to the VA Complex and Ocean Beach finds a red-tail hawk

9-15-05 Thursday lunch and evening with Gracie

9-10-05 A visit to Hawk Hill and later some shore birds near the Dipsea Cafe in Marin

9-08-05 Thursday, George Finishes Lunch

7-23-05 San Gregorio Hack Site

7-19-05 Tuesday noon and evening...

7-17-05 Sunday evening in Castro Valley- A White-Tailed Kite!!

7-14-05 Thursday lunch and evening walk... Gracie, then George, as well as a baby robin, chickens! and conures...

7-12-05 Tuesday evening. George shows off by soaring near the Steuart Street Tower, then flies off into the sunset...

7-08-05 Friday's noon walk, down to one falcon? Study the wings carefully and you decide...

7-07-05 A slow day, George and Gracie sit, while pelicans fly by... an egret makes a stately pass down Steuart Street and turns onto Mission

7-06-05 Someone sits on the Matson building, another soars and lands on Steuart St Tower, plus a vulture fly-by...

7-05-05 George and Gracie sit, Gracie carries a pigeon, a fledgling eats it...

7-1-05 A quite walk, a little soaring,, seemingly boring, till back in the office, a bit of sibling rivalry...

6-30-05 Thursday Lunchtime walk, Hope dines out back, George flies in for a snack, Otis and Matson go to the mat,then we walk back

6-29-05 Wednesday Lunchtime walk, we see four at once...

6-28-05 Tuesday evening walk, some surprises...

6-28-05 Tuesday noon time walk, another successful outing...

6-24-05 A Friday noon time walk, five of us get lucky and find quite a few falcons...

6-22-05 Wednesday, Sunny Lunchtime soaring, sitting on 77 Beale St. and crying out, Parent Preens, Fledgling Soars, Lands on Steuart St. Tower, Soars some more, A blimp appears

6-08-05 Wednesday, a rainy day, and the first rain since the fledging of the 3. A lot of time spent on the Matson and PG&E buildings...

6-07-05 Tuesday, Hope again on the dome at 8, That afternoon, lots of activity, formation flying, and comings and goings...

6-06-05 Monday morning finds Hope (43/C) on the Matson Building dome, She Flies!, Lands on the PG&E tile roof. Later that afternoon, Gracie is joined by one of her sons for an aerial dive.

6-04-05 43/C makes her 2nd and successful fledge flight to the Matson Roof top, Brother lands nearby, eats and launches past.

6-03-05 43/C waits for a meal, and really lets everyone know she is hungry...

6-02-05 Lunch, Afternoon and early evening

6-01-05 Lunch time and a very active afternoon

5-31-05 A slow day at the Bridge, time for a tour out back to see the wild parrots at 6:10pm

5-29-05 A visit to the food cache, Otis and Matson rest high atop 201 Mission and are visited by George

5-27-05 A fledgling on top of 77 Beale roof, Another visit to the food cache, in flight over the Fed, a view of the crowd on the bridge, Matson on Matson building

5-26-05 43/C waits impatiently for lunch, a landing sequence on the Airtouch Sign, another inflight food transfer, feeding Matson from above, a visit to the food cache, a landing sequence on 101 California

5-25-05 lunch, two on the ledge, Gracie on Watch, A redtail hawk passes by, Sparrows get lunch

5-25-05 morning Sitting on the edge, waiting to fledge, one fledges to the Airtouch Building

4-29-05 A visit to the Aerie, an inflight food transfer and several in flight soaring shots


The Setting, by popular request, here are the key buildings mentioned in posts on the list, viewed from ground level and lavishly annotated...

A Birding tour of the Hakalau Forest Wildlife Refuge, only 18 permits a year are given, I went on a 12 hour tour with 8 other people and came back with these photos...

8-16-05 Hakalau Birding tour



The New York Trip links are next, or what I did on my Spring vacation...


6-11-05 First day in New York a visit to Pale Male's nest site

6-12-05 To the Cloisters to cool off

6-14-05 In Search of Peregrines and Pale Male

6-15-05 Looking for Pale Male Junior's Nest

6-16-05 Back to Central Park

Wild Parrots of Embarcadero Center