Yesterday (Sun Feb 28) I spent a little time birding the south Mendo
coast. At 0900 "Al" the LAYSAN ALBATROSS in the harbor at Arena Cove.
Scoping from the Point Arena lighthouse produced only two NORTHERN
FULMARS. At Brushy Creek were a couple hundred TUNDRA SWANS as well as
six SNOW GEESE and one ROSS'S GOOSE. The FERRUGINOUS HAWK at mm 26.92
on Hwy 1 was ready and waiting when I drove by. Finally, one
BLACK-LEGGED KITTIWAKE was among the large group of gulls roosting at
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