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2012-12-14 Poway Snipe Hunt

About a mile east of my house, along Poway Creek there is a hotspot for birds in winter. As a flood control measure, the City of Poway mows the creek bottom late in the fall. Cattails, bulrushes, willow, mulefat and other plants will reach 10-12 feet high after one year of unfettered growth. It is … Read more

2014-12-04 Poway Creek Mergansers

There is a location on Poway Creek, a mile from my home where I like to hunt for Wilson’s Snipe each winter. While the snipes may bring me to this location, at times I’ve been rewarded by meetings with other amazing birds. The City of Poway mows down all the tall cattails, bulrushes and willows … Read more