Raptor Workshop & Walk, Saturday, Feb 26


By on Fri, February 25, 2011


Please join the Coastside Land Trust for an exciting workshop led by Alvaro Jaramillo, local biologist, life-long birder, eco-tour guide to the Americas, and author of Field Guide to the Birds of Chile and New World Blackbirds. Come learn about the Coastside birds of prey: hawks, eagles, falcons, kites and owls. Study field marks, behavior, ecology and migratory patterns. Find out how to tell them apart and where to locate them. Light refreshments will be served.

Wavecrest Bird Walk from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Meet at Smith Field at the west end of Wavecrest Road, Half Moon Bay

Come stroll through this beautiful blufftop open space, lead by Alvaro Jaramillo and Gary Deghi, HMB wildlife biologist, environmental consultant and Sequoia Audubon member. Apply your workshop skills and identify birds and other wildlife. Warm beverages and cookies will be served at the end.

Suggested donation for Workshop: Adults $15, seniors & students $5, under 18 free.

Wavecrest Bird Walk: free. Bring binoculars, dress in layers and wear sturdy, waterproof shoes.

Upcoming Events:
March 26 from 10–noon, for a cleanup day at our Wavecrest area properties. Roll up your sleeves, grab your clippers, gloves and boots, and come out for some fun together on the blufftop. We’ll say goodbye to selected invasive plants and garbage as we steward our lands together. Meet in the parking lot at Smith Field at 10 am, at the west end of Wavecrest Rd, off Highway 1 at Cameron’s Pub.

Jo Chamberlain