Gallery >> Raptors
We hope you will enjoy these photographs of the
land, birds, and wildlife in the Coyote Hills area. Because these creatures
cannot cry for help, they depend on each one of us to be their protectors and
good stewards of the land. [click on any link for more photos]
Raptors Herons &
Egrets Ducks & Geese
Where have all our birds gone to?
Coyote Hills is
well-known for the wide variety of birds that can be
seen there. Here is a group from the Audobon Society.
Goshawks can be seen
regularly near the propsed development area.
are a frequent site in the park. The latter photo was
taken on the edge of Crandall Creek directly adjacent to
the proposed project.
There is a Red-Tailed
Hawk's nest on the site that has been used for the last
two years. Homes are proposed within a few hundred feet
of this nest. The photo of the chick is from May of
2005. The parents have been seen in the nest this year
A pair of Peregrine
Falcon's can be see occasionally at the Ardenwood
overcrossing of Alameda Creek. This one was observed
from the underside of the overcrossing.
Marsh Hawk. Also known
as a Norther Harrier. Easily seen within the park.