Ohlone Audubon Society

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Sandhill Cranes - Cosumnes River Preserve, Staten Island, and Woodbridge
Saturday 01 December 2018, 11:00am - 05:00pm
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Leader: Stephanie Floyd


Each fall Sandhill Cranes return to the Central Valley where they feed, socialize and rest in the fields and fly in to roost in the wetlands for the night. Tundra Swans, Cackling Geese, Snow and Ross's Geese, rafts of winter ducks, and other waterfowl and raptors are commonly seen. We'll bird the boardwalk at Cosumnes River Preserve and drive by the Desmond Road ponds,
check out Staten Island, and make our way to Woodbridge Ecological Reserve for sunset fly-in at 4:45 PM. The field trip ends at Woodbridge where you can easily get back on I-5 for the drive home. Rain, flooding, or heavy fog cancels. Wear layers and bring snacks and water. All are welcome, and pre-registration is not required. Cosumnes River Preserve is about 70 miles
from Livermore.

Directions: Take I-580 east to I-205 east to I-5. Take I-5 north to the Twin Cities Road exit. Go east on Twin Cities Road about 1 mile and turn right on Franklin Blvd. Continue about a mile or so to the visitor center (facilities available). Look for the group in the parking lot or on the boardwalk. 

Note: CDFW requires you to carry a Lands Pass at Woodbridge. For general information on Lands Passes go to https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/licensing/lands-pass. To purchase a Lands Pass

to print at home go to: https://www.ca.wildlifelicense.com/InternetSales/

Field Trips

Sat Jan 19 @ 9:00AM - 02:00PM
Las Gallinas Storage Ponds, San Rafael
Sat Jan 26 @ 8:30AM - 11:30AM
Shadow Cliffs Reg. Rec Area, Pleasanton
Sat Feb 02 @ 8:30AM - 05:00PM
San Joaquin Valley Refuges/Little PanocheĀ Road
Sun Feb 03 @ 8:30AM - 05:00PM
San Joaquin Valley Refuges/Little PanocheĀ Road
Wed Feb 13 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Lake Elizabeth & Gomes Park - Fremont

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