First Blush

Reflections and sightings from [almost] daily jogging at dawn

Saturday, April 26, 2008

Sunrise 6:19: Goslings debut in Baylands

The Dawn Joggers have been jogging and walking in Palo Alto's Baylands Preserve for as long as they've lived in the Bay Area, but today was a banner outing, bird sitting wise. The male DJ walked to the levee where a flock of cormorants had taken up residence for the morning. Meanwhile, the female DJ was doing her loop run and came up more than one family of geese. The one she got closest to had four goslings (three are pictured), and her actions - don't come one step closer! - were well scrutinized by the parents. Later a pheasant crossed her path...


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