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MDAS Field Trip — Bodega Bay

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Bodega Bay
Saturday, August 20, 9 AM to 3 PM

The last trip of our annual field trip calendar, but sometimes considered the first trip for fall birding. At Bodega Bay we’ll encounter flocks of shorebirds including Black Oystercatcher and Marbled Godwit, as well as terns, gulls, cormorants, near-shore pelagics and more – perhaps a Wandering Tattler. Bring liquids, lunch and sunscreen.

Rating: Category 1–moderate walking
Elevation change: N/A
Leader: Hugh Harvey, 925-935-2979
Meet: Back deck at The Tides Restaurant

Directions: From Concord/Pleasant Hill, take I-680 across the Benicia Bridge, go west on I-780 to Vallejo, then I-80 toward Sacramento. Exit to SR 37, then drive about 15 miles to Lakeville Road. In Petaluma, turn left on E. Washington Street and continue on bodega Road, Valley Ford Road and SR 1 to Bodega Bay. Walk through or around The Tides Restaurant to find the group on the back deck overlooking the harbor. Bring lunch, liquids and sunscreen.

This field trip is not limited in number of participants. All must acknowledge the MDAS Liability Waiver (available during registration).

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bodega-bay-registration-636997926947


August 19
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hugh Harvey


Tides Restaurant Bodega Bay
835Bay Highway
Bodega Bay, CA 94923 United States
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