Observing Birds of Prey
Photo: Turkey Vultures Horaltic Pose by Steve Schubert
Learn about the biology and visual field marks useful in identification of local hawks, eagles, falcons, ospreys, kites, harriers, accipiters, vultures, and owls. Field trip to Morro Rock - home of nesting peregrine falcons -and then inland to a variety of habitats including grasslands, oak woodlands, streamside woodlands, and freshwater lakes. Sightings of at least a dozen species of raptors are likely. Bring a sack lunch, water, snacks, binoculars, and field guides. Dress in warm layers. Van transportation included.
$2 parking permit required to leave your vehicle on campus
WEATHER POLICY…If a class is canceled due to safety or weather issues, students will be notified by Cuesta Community Program….the class will be rescheduled or full refunds will be given. If the class or program is on the weekend, the instructor will make the decision and call all registered.
DATES: 1 Saturday, February 8, 2020
- 8:00am - 9:30am Classroom Lecture
- 9:30am - 5:00pm Van field trip in search of raptors
LOCATION: San Luis Obispo Campus Room 4730 Lecture; followed by Field Trip to Morro Rock, other coastal and inland raptor habitats
INSTRUCTOR: Steve Schubert
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