Ohlone Audubon Society

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Garin/Dry Creek Regional Parks
Thursday 09 May 2019, 08:00am - 11:00am
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Leaders: Jerry Steenhoven and Mona Brauer, fieldtripsATohloneaudubon.org

On this relaxed trip we'll explore Garin/Dry Creek Regional Parks from the Dry Creek entrance. April is an excellent time to see a wide variety of birds. Residents and newly arrived migrants will be courting and setting up nesting territories. From this entrance, excellent riparian habitat, oak woodland and grazed pasture are accessible. We'll be looking closely at bird behavior: setting up breeding territories, courtship displays and signs of nesting. Birds will be in their finest plumages, and we should find quite a variety: woodpeckers, flycatchers, warblers, wrens, sparrows, and thrushes. Be prepared for moderate walking. Pre-registration is not required, and all are welcome. Heavy rain cancels.

Directions: Meet at the Dry Creek Regional Park parking area. Take Mission Blvd. in Hayward south to Whipple Rd. Turn east toward the hills on the continuation of Whipple (May Rd.) past the apartment complex to the parking area on the right.

Field Trips

Wed Apr 24 @ 8:00AM - 11:00AM
Sunol Regional Wilderness
Sat Apr 27 @ 8:00AM - 12:30PM
Pine Canyon, Walnut Creek
Sat May 04 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
San Joaquin River NWR, Stanislaus County - Pelican Nature Trail
Thu May 09 @ 8:00AM - 11:00AM
Garin/Dry Creek Regional Parks
Sat May 11 @10:00AM - 01:00PM
Ardenwood Farm, Fremont
Sat May 18 @ 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Mitchell Canyon, Mt. Diablo State Park.
Wed May 22 @ 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Lake Chabot Regional Park

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