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N. California Birdwatching Adventure!

N. California Birdwatching Adventure!

Duration:4.5 hours total
Includes:Food and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I've been a bird guide and biologist in many places: Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, etc. I've helped citizen science programs, like Breeding Bird Surveys and Christmas Bird Counts, done wildlife population studies and nest monitoring. I’ve traveled around the world for birdwatching (Tanzania, Uganda, Borneo, Belize, Costa Rica, China, Australia, Bonaire, just to name a few, not to mention…
Ellen
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Ellen
Ellen

What we’ll do

Join me and explore the unique birds that call California home! Whether you are new to birding or it is one of your biggest passions, I can guide you to the habitats where we have a good chance of spotting these interesting and beautiful creatures. Our 4-5 hour morning excursion begins in riparian habitat for passerines and migrant bird species, then on to managed wetlands and open fields, where…

What else you should know

This will not be a strenuous morning, but please come prepared to walk through some brush and on uneven dirt trails. I will have bird identification books. Don't forget your binoculars!

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Food fare may include fruits, cheese, bagels and cream cheese.
Drinks
Water or hot tea

What to bring

Personal camera gears/Binoculars
Sturdy walking shoes
A weather-resistant coat
Sun hat and sunscreen
Water

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Where you'll be

Start at Putah Creek Riparian Reserve, where species like Yellow-billed Magpies, flycatchers, warblers, grosbeaks & hawks are plentiful. We may also see herons, egrets, Wood Ducks & other water birds. From there, we'll go to the Yolo Bypass, with an auto loop through wetlands with places to walk on foot. Species often found are American Bitterns, waterbirds, waders, & field species. If preferred, we can tailor the locations to the participants.

Availability

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 14 and up can attend.

More tips

This will not be a strenuous morning, but please come prepared to walk through some brush and on uneven dirt trails. I will have bird identification books. Don't forget your binoculars!
Ellen
nature walk
N. California Birdwatching Adventure!
3 reviews
From $60/person
3 reviews
From $60/person