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UPCOMING VAS FIELD TRIPS
Saturday October 8, 2022 8:30 AM
Join us at this excellent coastal location, where we will look for a variety of birds, such as Willets, Whimbrels, Long Billed Curlew, Black Bellied Plovers and other migrating shorebirds. We will also look for Peregrine Falcon, Loggerhead Shrikes and Blue-Gray Gnatcatchers. Dress in layers, as the morning may be chilly.
Directions: Hwy 101 south and exit on Rice, turn right and continue to Hueneme Rd. Turn right on Hueneme Rd. After Olds Rd. take a left on Arnold and continue to the end of the road. This is an isolated area so please be careful and lock your car.
VENTURA SETTLING PONDS
Friday October 21, 2022 8:30 AM
The settling ponds at the Ventura Harbor is a reliable place to find ducks, grebes, gulls and terns, as well as songbirds and raptors. We should hear Spotted Towhees, Yellow Rumped Warblers and Blue-gray gnatcatchers.
Directions: Take Harbor Blvd to Spinnaker Dr. and enter Ventura Harbor. The water treatment plant is on Angler, a left turn before Spinnaker curves to the right. Park either across the street from the entrance on Angler in the 4 hour parking areas on the curb, or in the lot on the right hand side of Spinnaker Dr. Use caution when crossing the road at the blind curve. Meet in front of the gate on Angler.