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Wild Almaden

IBM Almaden is situated on about 700 acres, of which only 40 are developed. The remainder is wild, and has everything up to and including mountain lions. Adjacent wildlands include Santa Teresa County Park (1680 acres), IBM Santa Teresa Lab (1180 acres) and other private property (1000 acres). The site has been certified as a corporate wildlife habitat by the Wildlife Council, a nonprofit organization. 

You can click on any of the pictures to see a higher resolution version, and more information about the photograph and its subject. With some web browsers, you may need to click on the portion of the picture that is next to the text. 

Habitats

Arial view of Almaden siteWild Mustard flowers( 39K +  75K bytes)

Birds

Project Bluebird

Male Western Bluebird on nest boxMale Western BluebirdNewborn Western Bluebirds( 25K +  40K+  69K bytes)

House Wren Chicks

House Wren chicks(469K bytes)
 

Quail

California Quail( 24K bytes)
 

Owls

Momma OwlBaby OwlBaby Owl and foster father
Owl Release 1Owl Release 2Owl Release 3

( 22K +  32K+  24K + 19K +  21K + 6.6K bytes)

Raptors

Red-Tailed Hawk and Golden Eagle Red-Tailed Hawk "mobbing" (harassing) a Golden Eagle (357K bytes)

Baby KestrelBaby KestrelJuvenile Kestrel, just fledged. Kestrels 
( 34K +  48K +  22K bytes)

Insects

Mammals

Mountain Lions

Mountain Lion track( 46K bytes)

Wildflowers

Scenics

Wild Mustard flowers( 75K bytes)

Photos by Chuck Tribolet, triblet@almaden.ibm.com. Digital image processing was done under OS/2 using ColorWorks V2 (tm) by SPG

Last Modified: Thursday, 21-Jul-2011 15:25:21 PDT

If you find problems with these pages, such as spelling errors, unresolvable links, etc., please report them to Chuck Tribolet, triblet@almaden.ibm.com, the webmaster for these pages. 



 
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