Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/12/30

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Birding spot
From: "Roland Smith" <>
Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2002 18:53:17 -0800
References: <>

Hello Doug:

I seem to be seeing more hawks in the neighborhoods around Highway 13 here
in Oakland.

Do you have an explanation for these more frequent sightings?

Roland Smith
Oakland, California
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From: "Douglas Herr" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, December 30, 2002 7:34 AM
Subject: [Leica] Birding spot

> > There is a location in Northern California that
> > some of you have written about to view
> > raptors.. hawks, etc....   Someplace
> > exceptional.. Can some one please give me the
> > name and appoximate location.....and time of
> > year that is best.
> Hawk Hill in the marin county headlands is famous for the fall raptor
> migration.  Best time of year is fall (duhh...) so I wouldn't expect to
> much now.  This is a photo from Hawk Hill:
> More Hawk Hill info is on the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory website at
> The Capay Valley in Solano County is full of raptors in the winter, but no
> particular spot that I know of stands out.
> In the southern East Bay area, Sunol Regional Wilderness
> ( has good raptors year-round
> especially near Flag Hill (
> the High Valley ( areas.
> Doug Herr<BR>Birdman of Sacramento<BR>
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