Vol. 10, No. 3 – Nov 8 – Nov 21, 2017 – Audubon events

Nov. 5: 8:00 a.m. Work Day Hedrick Ranch. Leader: Sandy Hedrick 340-0478.

Arrive at 8:00 for birding which usually yields some interesting birds. Work from 9a.m. – noon. Long pants and boots or closed shoes are required. Bring water, gloves & sun protection.

Nov. 12: 8:30 a.m. Ormond Beach .Leader: David Torfeh 794-5334

Join us at this excellent coastal location, where we will look for a variety of waterfowl, such as Willets, Whimbrels, Black necked Stilts, Black bellied Plovers and other interesting birds. We will also look for Yellow-headed Blackbirds, Peregrine Falcon, and Blue-Gray Gnatcatchers. Dress in layers, as the morning may be chilly. Please bring a scope if you have one. Enter on Arnold Road.

Nov. 18: 8:30 a.m. Hill Canyon. Leader: Linda Easter 818-519-2833

Hill Canyon is an area near Santa Rosa County Park. We will bird along the creek and into Hill Canyon.

Directions from Ventura are to exit the 101 freeway at Pleasant Valley/Santa Rosa Roads. Head east on Santa Rosa Road for maybe 2-3 miles to a small road on the right with a sign for Santa Rosa County Park. Head up that road about 1/4 mile to a large gravel parking area on the left. Park and meet there at 8:30. Alternatively, people may park in the County Park parking lot for a fee and walk to the free gravel parking area.

Nov. 20: 8:30 a.m. Canada Larga. Leader Adele Fergusson 415-4304

We will walk and drive the canyon. Always a great walk! Some birds we may see are Western Bluebirds, Road-runners, sparrows, swallows, Red-tailed Hawks and perhaps a barn owl.

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