I began a “Fall Birds of the Bay Area class this week with Golden Gate Audubon taught by Eddie Bartley and Rusty Scalf. Today for the first field trip we went to Rodeo Lagoon and Hawk Hill. Rodeo Lagoon produced over forty species of birds. Hawk Hill was somewhat disappointing as the wind currents were not productive to seeing many raptors. We also saw a few butterflies (Monarchs, Pipevine Swallowtail, Painted Lady) and late season flowers (asters, pennyroyal). There were also a couple of river otters swimming in Rodeo Lagoon.
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Click here to see the class lists for both days this past weekend ( which are more thorough and accurate than mine): http://www.naturetrip.com/BBAFallList2012.html
Rodeo Lagoon, Marin, US-CA Oct 13, 2012 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Birding Class With Eddie Bartley and Rusty Scalf
44 species (seen or hear by me but often identified by instructors)
Great Blue Heron
Hawk Hill, Marin, US-CA Oct 13, 2012 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Birding Class with Eddie Bartley and Rusty Scalf 12 species