Al's here most every day...
- at least the last week or two... the funky weather hasn't bothered
Sometimes because of really bad weather or whatever reason Al will
disappear for a few days; rumor has it the Al flies up the coast a
mile or two to a tiny protected cove off the recently opened to the
public Stornetta land, south of the light house.
So if you ever come up to Point A and Al's not here, drive out the
Lighthouse Road and park where it dog legs right at the bluffs;
there's a little parking area for you, and you can walk around the
bluffs on some of the most beautiful coastal land imaginable. Lots
of birders go up there anyway, looking for other birds. This is the
area where the rare bird (Frigatebird?) was seen... also recommended
is Miner Hole Road, a dirt affair that is just a ¼ mile farther up
Hwy 1 from Lighthouse Road; it takes you about a mile west towards
the lighthouse. Once again, you can park and walk around on the
Stornetta property... stunning views.
PS I posted another pic of Al on my pointarena.org site:
PPS I'll clean up the site soon, adding thumbnails and more local
pics; I've just been busy and lazy.