" rel="stylesheet">
Skip Main Navigation
Page Content

Looks like this event has already ended.

Check out upcoming events by this organizer, or organize your very own event.

View upcoming events Create an event

Spring Migration and Natural History of San Luis Obispo County

Point Reyes National Seashore Association: Field Institute

Friday, March 14, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Monday, March 17, 2014 at 2:00 PM (PDT)

Spring Migration and Natural History of San Luis Obispo...

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Member Ended $250.00 $13.49
Non-Member Ended $270.00 $14.49

Who's Going

Loading your connections...

Share Spring Migration and Natural History of San Luis Obispo County

Event Details

Over 450 species of birds have been observed in the varied habitats of San Luis Obispo County. Join us for a fun adventure in a unique corner of the state. We will begin in Morro Bay State Park to explore salt marsh, eelgrass beds, and open water in search of loons, ducks, shorebirds, gulls, terns, brown and white pelicans. The adjacent trees, chaparral, hillsides and grasslands are also habitat for a huge variety of land birds. Witnessing the historic nesting Peregrine Falcons dive along the volcanic cliffs of Morro Rock is a tradition for all California birders. At Montaña de Oro State Park, we will watch oystercatchers and seabirds feed alongside seals and sea otters. A walk up Coon Creek will have us exploring wildflowers, riparian and chaparral communities. The pygmy forest is another special habitat for California Thrasher, gnatcatcher and other land birds. On, Sunday, we will drive inland and bird in the grasslands, alkali wetlands and juniper woodlands of the Carrizo Plain. This national monument holds many raptors including Golden Eagle, Prairie Falcon and Burrowing Owl. The unique habitats here are critical for many threatened species and large mammals such as Pronghorn and Tule Elk. There is an optional campout near a dramatic rock formation under brilliant starry skies Sunday night with David Wimpfheimer. 

Have questions about Spring Migration and Natural History of San Luis Obispo County? Contact Point Reyes National Seashore Association: Field Institute

When & Where


San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA

Friday, March 14, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Monday, March 17, 2014 at 2:00 PM (PDT)


  Add to my calendar

Organizer

Point Reyes National Seashore Association: Field Institute

Point Reyes National Seashore Association (PRNSA) is a cooperating association of the National Park Service. We work in partnership with Point Reyes National Seashore and the public to preserve, restore and maintain wildlife habitat, trails, and historic sites in our beautiful coastal park. Our year-round environmental education programs help children and adults deepen their understanding of nature and inspire the next generation of park stewards.

  Contact the Organizer
Spring Migration and Natural History of San Luis Obispo County
San Luis Obispo, CA Events Class Hobbies

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.