Redwood Region Audubon Society Walks and Talks, August 2022

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a morning bird walk along the South Fork Eel River and Southern Humboldt Community Park on Saturday, August 6, 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Trip leaders Andrew Orahoske and Ann Constantino will focus on riparian species and look for juvenile birds learning their essential life skills. Meet at Tooby Memorial Park in Garberville. Email andrew.rras[at]gmail.com for more details.

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a free guided field trip at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday, August 6, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Bring your binoculars and meet trip leader Bob Battagin at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata for incredible views of Humboldt Bay, easy-to-walk trails, and a great diversity of birdlife.

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a Women and Girls (Sea) Birdwatching Trip on August 7, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Trip leader, Lila Bowen, is a Cal Poly Humboldt Wildlife graduate student who studies Western Gull nesting colonies and behaviors on Humboldt’s nearshore rocks. Meet at Houda Point near Westhaven-Moonstone for roadside viewing of Camel Rock. After a possible trip down to the beach, we will then walk or drive north to Luffenholtz and look at Tepona Point. Trip-goers will likely see gull, cormorant, murre, and other seabird species. This trip offers a great opportunity to observe some of Humboldt’s incredible seabird nesting colonies and their interesting behaviors. Advance registration is not required, but email janelle.choj[at]gmail.com with any questions.

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a free guided field trip with Ken Burton to Bear River Ridge on Saturday, August 13, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. We will explore the high ridge between the Eel and Bear river valleys and expect to see a mix of forest and grassland species, potentially including Sooty Grouse, Horned Lark, Purple Martin, and Chipping Sparrow. We may also visit the Bear River valley. Prepare for high afternoon temperatures and come with food and water since there are no facilities. Walking will be minimal. Meet in Fernbridge at the Angelina Woodfired Kitchen at 7:30 a.m. and plan to be back in Fernbridge by 3 p.m. For questions or if you want to carpool to Fernbridge, contact Ken at [email protected] or 707-499-1146.

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a free guided field trip at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday, August 13, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Bring your binoculars and meet trip leader Larry Karsteadt at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata for incredible views of Humboldt Bay, easy-to-walk trails, and a great diversity of birdlife.

Redwood Region Audubon Society will offer a free guided birding tour at Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge on Sunday, August 14, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Meet leader Ralph Bucher at the Visitor Center for this two-mile walk along a wide, flat trail that is packed gravel and easily accessible. Email Ralph to sign up at [email protected].

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society for a free guided field trip at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary on Saturday, August 20, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Bring your binoculars and meet trip leader Rob Fowler at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata for incredible views of Humboldt Bay, easy-to-walk trails, and a great diversity of birdlife.

Redwood Region Audubon Society will offer a free guided birding tour along the Eureka Waterfront Trail on Sunday, August 21, 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 compared to many more remote locations. This walk is on a flat, paved trail that is wheelchair accessible. Email Ralph 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, August 27, 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Bring your binoculars and meet trip leader Kathryn Wendel at the end of South I Street (Klopp Lake) in Arcata for incredible views of Humboldt Bay, easy-to-walk trails, and a great diversity of birdlife.

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society on Saturday, August 27, 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, gloves, and packaged snacks. Please bring your own drinking water. Contact Jeremy Cashen at [email protected] or 214-605-7368.

Join Redwood Region Audubon Society in partnership with a local guiding company, Kayak Trinidad, for an exciting morning viewing local seabirds from a kayak. On Sunday, August 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., we will ply the waters of Trinidad Bay with professional kayak guides seeking out Marbled Murrelets, Pigeon Guillemots, Common Murres, Black Oystercatchers, and more. We should encounter juvenile Marbled Murrelets on this trip. All kayaks and gear are provided. Space is limited and reservations are required. Costs for this trip are $109 per person. Call Kayak Trinidad at (707) 329-0085 to reserve a spot on this seabirding adventure. Contact Andrew Orahoske at Andrew.RRAS[at]gmail.com with any additional questions.

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Date

Aug 13 2022

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8:30 am - 11:00 am

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