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Mount Burdell / Stafford Lake - or - Rush Creek

Saturday, May 07, 2022

08:30 AM - 02:00 PM

Saturday, May 7, 2022 

8:30 AM to mid-afternoon 

Birding with Jim White and Bob Battagin 

Limit of 15 fully vaccinated participants for this trip. Registration for the Mount Burdell trip will be open starting on April 27 at 8:00 AM. There will not be a waiting list.

Join Jim and Bob for a field trip to the gentle slopes of Mt. Burdell where we’ll listen to and observe the impressive variety of songbirds that make this area their springtime home. Species we might see include Lark Sparrow, Ash-throated Flycatcher, Bullock’s Oriole, Lazuli Bunting, and Grasshopper Sparrow, among many other possibilities. In the afternoon we plan to continue birding at Stafford Lake or Rush Creek. 

This will be a moderate hike with many opportunities to look at birds and spring wildflowers. Wear comfortable walking shoes and layered clothing. Bring water and snacks. We will meet at the end of San Andreas Drive in Novato.

Birding at Stafford Lake or Rush Creek will be decided the day of the event when we meet at Mt. Burdell.

DIRECTIONS: Take Hwy 101 to Novato. Take the San Marin Dr./Atherton Ave. exit. At the end of the exit ramp, turn west (left) on San Marin Dr. Go approximately two miles and turn right on San Andreas Dr. Drive nearly to the end of the road and park on the street. No restrooms available. 

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