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A Kestrel and a Golden Eagle were the highlights for the birders on this transect from Escobar Gate on a wonderfully clear morning. Most of the Jays we saw were carrying acorns. I used a polarizing filter and captures some distant views of San Francisco and the East Bay.
San Francisco from Jasper RidgeMount Diablo and the BayMount Diablo and the BayEast Bay Hills from Jasper RidgeValley Oak and MistletoeValley Oak and MistletoeValley Oak on RidgeValley Oak on RidgeWestern Bluebird (Sialia mexicana) in Valley OakValley Oak (Quercus Lobata) with MistletoeValley Oak (Quercus Lobata) and Toyon (Heteromeles arbutifolia) on RidgeOld OakRare Young Valley Oaks (Quercus Lobata)Kite & Windy HillPanorama with Valley Oak & ToyonGolden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) in FlightWestern Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica) with AcornToyon BerriesAmerican Kestrel (Falco sparverius) in FlightCalifornia Sagebrush (Artemesia californica) at Jasper Ridge