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Chuq Von Rospach
Works at Cisco Systems, Inc.
Attended CSU Fullerton
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Hooded Oriole Female

Gear testing using the oriole feeder: https://chuqui.com/2016/07/gear-testing-hooded-orioles-at-the-feeder-and-hummingbirds/ 
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Beautiful lady and beautiful photo!
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American Avocet Chick, Radio Road ponds, Redwood Shores California 
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Some very good advice. 
When taking a photography workshop, it’s important to perform some due diligence to ensure you’re investing your money wisely. Whether you’re a brand new o
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lmmature Ring-Necked Gull, Moss Landing Harbor
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CUTE BIRD PHOTO! Nice house finch. 
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If there's a magical bird to go photograph, it's cranes, and here in California, it's our winter visitor, the Sandhill Crane, which visit the wildlife refuges in large numbers to gain weight, pair off, and wait until spring calls them north to breed and start the cycle over again.

And if they are a magical bird, then there's nothing quite as magical as the end of the day when the light is failing and the birds fly in from a day of foraging to roost together in a huge flock for the night in a place safe from predators. If you've never seen an evening fly-in at a refuge, you've missed one of the best moments of sharing this planet with birds. 
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So wonderful in front of this captivating colored background ! +Chuq Von Rospach 
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If you love big birds, you probably love Pelicans. There's something gracious and fascinating about them in flight. This is an adult Brown Pelican photographed while soaring along the coast of Pismo Beach, California. 
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+Steve Dimock well, I know this place... (seriously...) -- and if you hit it at the right time of year and the right time of day, the birds are flying up right along the edge of the cliff, so literally at eye level and 20-30' away.
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Fabulous Chuq

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Red-breasted Mergansers in flight, Moss Landing Harbor
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Male House finch, California
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Community Manager with a strong technical background. Amateur photographer with a strong interest in birds, animals and landscapes. Birdwatcher. Author and Blogger. Those are not the same thing. Person with Opinions. 
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17 years at Apple didn't kill me. It made me stronger.
Education
  • CSU Fullerton
    CS/English
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Community Manager, Devnet @ Cisco
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Community Management, Social Media, Writing, Photography, General Geeking.
Employment
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
    Community Manager, Devnet, 2014 - present
  • Infoblox
    bloxHub Technical Community Manager, 2011 - 2014
  • HP webOS
    Developer Relations Community Manager, 2009 - 2011
  • Apple
    Senior Architect, email marketing systems, 1989 - 2006
  • StrongMail
    Professional Services Architect, 2006 - 2007
  • Laszlo Systems
    Community Manager and Marketing webmaster, 2007 - 2009
  • Sun
    Technical Support Engineer, 1986 - 1989
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