Free Guided Trips with the Redwood Region Audubon Society

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a free guided field trip at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday, April 9, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Meet leader Jude Power at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) April is one of the best shorebird months of the year while the godwits, curlews, dowitchers, willets and other sandpipers are en route to their breeding grounds. The breeding season will also be in full swing for many terrestrial species including warblers, hummingbirds, and chickadees, so it’s a great time to observe fascinating behaviors such as territorial disputes between neighbors, mating and courtship activities, as well as nest building activities. Bring your binoculars and plan on walking about two miles. Please let us know you plan to attend. Contact Ralph Bucher [email protected]

Redwood Region Audubon Society will offer a free guided birding tour at Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge on Sunday, April 10, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Meet leader Ralph Bucher for a walk along the Shorebird Loop Trail where spring migrants may be starting to show up. Swallows, warblers, sparrows, and thrushes may be found in the productive wetland habitats of this iconic Humboldt birding spot. The two mile walk is along a wide, flat, packed gravel trail and easily accessible. Contact Ralph Bucher to sign up for this field trip at  [email protected].

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a free guided field trip at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday, April 16, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Meet leader Carol Wilson at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) April is one of the best shorebird months of the year while the godwits, curlews, dowitchers, willets and other sandpipers are en route to their breeding grounds. The breeding season will also be in full swing for many terrestrial species including warblers, hummingbirds, and chickadees, so it’s a great time to observe fascinating behaviors such as territorial disputes between neighbors, mating and courtship activities, as well as nest building activities. Bring your binoculars and plan on walking about two miles. Please let us know you plan to attend. Contact Ralph Bucher [email protected]

Redwood Region Audubon Society will offer a free guided birding tour along the Eureka Waterfront Trail on Sunday, April 17, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., with leader Ralph Bucher. This relatively urban trail offers the potential to observe species abundance and diversity comparable to many more remote locations. This walk is on a flat, paved trail that is easily accessible. Contact Ralph Bucher to sign up for this field trip at  [email protected].

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a free guided field trip at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday, April 23, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Meet leader Kathryn Wendel at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) April is one of the best shorebird months of the year while the godwits, curlews, dowitchers, willets and other sandpipers are en route to their breeding grounds. The breeding season will also be in full swing for many terrestrial species including warblers, hummingbirds, and chickadees, so it’s a great time to observe fascinating behaviors such as territorial disputes between neighbors, mating and courtship activities, as well as nest building activities. Bring your binoculars and plan on walking about two miles. Please let us know you plan to attend. Contact Ralph Bucher [email protected]

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society on Saturday, April 23, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for a Wigi Wetlands Volunteer Workday. Help create bird-friendly native habitat and restore a section of the bay trail by removing invasive plants and trash. The trail section is located behind the Bayshore Mall and volunteers will meet in the parking lot directly behind Walmart. We will provide tools and packaged snacks. Please bring your own water, gloves, and face mask. Please contact Jeremy Cashen at [email protected]  or (214) 605-7368.

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for “Birding & Biking the Arcata Bottoms” on Sunday, April 24, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Bring your bikes and binoculars to join Cal Poly Humboldt ornithology lecturer Sean Mahoney navigating the flat roads, frequently stopping to check out the grassland species that call the bottoms home, including blackbirds, egrets, herons, and often raptors like kites and hawks. Contact [email protected] to sign up and get the meet up location for this trip.

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a free guided field trip at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday, April 30, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Meet leader Drew Meyer at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) April is one of the best shorebird months of the year while the godwits, curlews, dowitchers, willets and other sandpipers are en route to their breeding grounds. The breeding season will also be in full swing for many terrestrial species including warblers, hummingbirds, and chickadees, so it’s a great time to observe fascinating behaviors such as territorial disputes between neighbors, mating and courtship activities, as well as nest building activities. Bring your binoculars and plan on walking about two miles. Please let us know you plan to attend. Contact Ralph Bucher [email protected]

Date

Apr 09 2022
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