Not A Sasquatchfish – An Oarfish!

Drumroll please.  We’ve talked with three different biologists that all came to the same separate conclusion about our sea monster sighting (if you missed it, see the post with video and photos here). What we saw, according to all the experts, was an oarfish, a...

Can Sasquatch Swim: Oarfish Sea Monster Sighting

  The sea was glassy calm, an eerie occurrence in itself for late January, so we were motoring along making our way towards Isla San Jose. 100 yards away, two tentacles arose from the depths and slowly bobbed about, dangling and turning in the air about a foot...

Beseiged By Our Brethren

The norther had blown hard for three days, and while the birdwatching had been good, we were really waiting for Friday morning when the wind would lay and all those hungry birds that had been hunkering down would come out to feast. Friday morning came and from the...

Rattlesnake Training: The Sequel

  The arroyo at Los Gatos was at first large, wide and open, gravel bottomed and easy to see our surroundings. Perfect for our morning bird walk. But as we gained elevation the arroyo began to close in, the mesquite and ironwood thick on both sides, and the...

100 Birds

  It took exactly three months and four days to do it, but we finally hit the century mark. The Varied Bunting, tucked in tight among the mesquite that overhung the little freshwater spring, flitted about and gave us just enough time to get a good look.  ...