Birding in Marin Field Trip Series

American Avocet adult male. Photo by Richard Pavek.

American Avocet adult male. Photo by Richard Pavek.

2016 Field Trip Series

Birding in Marin Species List [PDF]

The popular Birding in Marin series led buy Jim White and Bob Battagin will continue on the third Saturday of every month throughout 2016 (except trip scheduled on December 3 due to Christmas Bird Counts). Each trip takes us to a seasonal birding hotspot in Marin with participants likely to see 200 species of birds during the year. These trips help participants learn about birds while relaxing in the company of fellow birders. We always enjoy ourselves!

For those of you who do not know these excellent leaders, Bob has birded West Marin and the San Francisco Bay Area for 17 years. He has led field trips for several Bay Area Audubon Societies and has contributed monthly birding articles to the Plumas Audubon Society’s newsletter for the past 13 years. Jim has retired from rocket engineering, teaching and general contracting and has been an avid birder for many years. Jim says he was tutored and inspired by the late great Rich Stallcup and the birds.

The trips begin at 8:30 a.m. and last until mid-afternoon. Bring bins, scopes, and lunch, dress in layers, carpool if possible, and expect to walk 3 miles.

2016 Trips

May 21 Muir Woods, Redwood Creek, Muir Beach and Muir Beach Overlook
June 18 Five Brooks and Bear Valley
July 16 Big Rock
August 20 Limantour Beach and Estero
September 17 Drakes Beach and Fish Docks
October 15 Abbott’s Lagoon
November 19 Las Gallinas and Hamilton Wetlands
December 3 Bahia, Rush Creek, and Rowland Blvd Wetlands

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