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FIELD TRIPS

​How to sign up for a field trip:

  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and fill out your name, contact info and select the trip you want to attend.

 

"Light drizzle does not necessarily cancel trips, but heavier rain will. For all trips, please wear appropriate clothing (layers are suggested), comfortable shoes, and bring snacks, water, hats, sunscreen, binoculars and field guides."

 

Questions or need help? Email fieldtrips@venturaaudubon.org

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ORMOND BEACH ARNOLD ROAD

SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 2024 8:30 AM

One of the top birding areas in Ventura County used by over 200 shorebird, raptor, and migratory bird species. Includes a protected nesting site for the endangered California Least Tern and the threatened Western Snowy Plover.  Notable visitors can include Black-Necked Stilt, Yellow Headed Blackbird, and Peregrine Falcon. Walking will be mainly on dirt paths and sandy beaches. Portable restrooms at parking lot. 

Directions: From 101 follow Rice all the way south then turn right at Hueneme Rd. Turn left at Arnold and drive to the far end of the road past the Agromin site. Limited parking, carpool encouraged.

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PELAGIC BIRDING BOAT TRIP

THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2024 8:45 AM

Based on sign-ups already received, the trip is almost full. We are still accepting sign-ups, but you may be placed on a wait-list if the trip is filled. The trip price is $50 per person, payment instructions will be sent if space becomes available.

Join us for a morning of introductory Pelagic birding. This exclusive trip will be approximately 3 hours by boat in the Santa Barbara channel where we will look for Loons, Scoters, Jaegers, Auklets, Petrels, Shearwaters, and more. We are planning this as a joint venture with Conejo Valley Audubon Society. 

Directions: Departing with Island Packers from Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard. Check-in is 8:45, boat departs 9:30, returning to harbor by 1pm. Follow Harbor Blvd south turning right at W Channel Islands Blvd to stay on Harbor Blvd, Island Packers will be on the left. 

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Contact fieldtrips@venturaaudubon.org if you have any questions.

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