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Fall Vagrants of Point Reyes

Fall Vagrants of Point Reyes

Marin County Parks
Point Reyes National Seashore. Meet at White House Pool nature area on Sir Francis Drake Blvd (just south of Inverness Park).
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 10am – 2pm

Fall Vagrants of Point Reyes

This walk is for 18 and over. Songbird migration is a complicated process. As days shorten during fall many species migrate at night, using their innate compasses to follow the stars to their winter homes. Each year we're visited by an array of migratory songbirds including unusual species that have made navigational errors. These vagrants commonly stop off in our coastal forests to refuel and treat us to sightings of species that aren't normally seen here. This excursion will include driving; there are a handful of spots from Inverness to Chimney Rock that we can explore. Where we go will depend on what we find during the first part of the day. Remember to bring binoculars, if you have them.

Heavy smoke cancels: Call (415) 893-9527 after 8am on the morning of the event to hear a recorded message if cancelled. We request that no pets (except service animals) attend.

No registration is required.

Questions: Contact Shannon Burke at SBurke@marincounty.org or (415) 893-9520.

Directions: From Hwy 101 in Larkspur, take the Sir Francis Drake exit 20.4 miles to Olema. Turn right onto Hwy 1 and go 2 miles. Before the green bridge, turn left (continuing on Sir Francis Drake Blvd) and follow 0.7 miles. Look for the White House Pool sign on the right.