February 2, 2019 8:00 a.m. Work Day Hedrick Ranch Nature Area
Leader: Sandy Hedrick 805-340-0478
Arrive at 8:00 for self-guided birding which usually yields some interesting birds. Work from 9am – noon. Long pants and boots or closed shoes are required. Bring water, gloves & sun protection.
February 9, 2019 8:30 a.m. Arroyo Verde Park
Leader: Raeann Koerner 805-701-1919
Arroyo Verde Park. Enjoy birding the oak woodland, grassy areas, and chaparral in this long, broad canyon. Early spring migrants may include Western Tanager, Rufous Hummingbird, Ash-throated Flycatcher, and Phainopepla.
February 17, 2019 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Ventura Settling Ponds
Leader: Corine Barksdale 805-535-5173
Enjoy a morning of mostly waterfowl birding. Spotting scopes are always welcome.
February 24, 2019 8:30 a.m. Ojai Meadows
Leader: Tevin Schmitt 661-904-1563
This beautiful preserve is a birding hotspot and includes a restored wetland and native plantings. Target birds will include: Western Bluebirds, Sora, Belted Kingfisher, Western Meadowlark, Merlin, Cedar Waxwing, Lark Sparrow, Lincoln’s Sparrow and White-crowned Sparrows.