Mike shared these amazing raptor reports on December 8,2014:
Yesterday while walking of the walkway near the Bayside Cafe in Morro Bay, I saw an osprey way off in the distance on the ground in the estuary. As the osprey flew off, I was able to get this photo. We were pretty far away, but you can see that there is a fish in its talons.
On my way back from Morro Bay this morning, I saw a hawk on the ground in a field near our house in Atascadero. I had my camera, so I stopped to take a photo. Unfortunately, I stopped my car too close and startled the bird. I was only able to get one shot. I believe this red-tailed hawk has a band-tailed pigeon in its talons.