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El Cajon Parrot Roost–Pffft! Oystercatcher rituals 95mm Swarovski Spotting Scope for sale

El Cajon Parrot Roost–Pffft! Oystercatcher rituals 95mm Swarovski Spotting Scope for sale
By – 6:37 am
1. I took Stefani to the courthouse in El Cajon to watch for parrots tonight. At 6:35, 13 flew into the trees next to the parking garage. They stayed for 3 minutes then flew off to the west somewhere. Another 30-35 parrots flew in before it was too dark, and they all flew over the courthouse roost. 10 days ago, I saw maybe 250 or so at the same spot.2. Yesterday several of us observed a pair of black oystercatchers on Goldfish Point engaging in their pair-bonding thigmotactic ritual. The next stage, if they’re going to nest, should be piping, then some dancing and finally copulation. I’ll try to keep my eyes open for that series of rituals, because if they do do all of them, then it pays to go to the trouble of getting in a kayak and exploring those areas of the Cove you cannot see from land that are the best areas for oystercatchers to build a nest in.3. My new Swarovski 115mm modular objective is finally going to arrive this coming week. I will be selling my 3-year-old 95mm Swarovski objective [if you already have a Swarovski modular eyepiece] or both objective and eyepiece if you need an entire scope. Used Swarovski scopes are extremely hard to find. This one is in like-new condition and I’m looking to sell it for 1/3+ off list price. Contact me off-list if you are interested.Stanley Walens, San DiegoMarch 19, 2022; 7:45 pm