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VENTURA SETTLING PONDS
SATURDAY DECEMBER 9, 2023 - 8:30 AM
An easy walk along dirt paths around the shore of the settling ponds, one of the top birding locations in Ventura County. We’ll be looking for Ducks, Grebes and Herons. Gulls and Pelicans are likely, and Hawks and Harriers possible. No restrooms or drinking water, nearest public restrooms are at Surfer’s Knoll parking lot.
Directions: We will meet at the entrance on Angler. Take Harbor Blvd to Spinnaker towards Ventura Harbor. Turn left on Angler, and the entrance is immediately on the right before the Water Treatment Plant. Limited parking available on Angler, or park in the lot on the other side of Spinnaker past the Ventura Boat Yard. Note: Take care if crossing Spinnaker due to the blind curve.
CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2023
Today we count all species, numbers of birds of species and we visit every nook and cranny in our Ventura Audubon count circle.
Birders of all skill sets are involved in the CBC. If you are a beginning birder, our compiler will pair you with an expert initially. If your home is within the boundaries of a CBC circle, then you can stay at home and report the birds that visit your feeder on count day as long as you have made prior arrangement with the count compiler.
If you would like to participate this year, please view our CBC page below for more information.