West County Hawkwatch 2017 Event dates are listed below on the right. More dates coming soon. We are a North Bay Area, (Ca.) group bringing attention to North American Birds of Prey and the threats they face. We provide Identification and Education Programs, Hikes, Tours and ID Workshops. We also monitor encroachment of wind turbines into the North Bay, we do Nest Site protection, Raptor Migration counts, Studies and Documentation. Donations received fund youth Educational and Book Programs.
MBC Dilute Plumage Bald profile photo.
the Lower K. Legend. MBC Photo
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
2013 up coming events and new west county hawk watchers!
Welcome everyone, here is a few dates and items for the next couple weeks...
Thanks for coming out to the events, whether it was Lynch
Canyon, Sears Point
Baylands, Rush Ranch or Tolay creek! We just did those 4
properties over the last few weeks and boy did we see some good stuff.
Regarding upcoming items, We have a Lynch Canyon Raptor
overload coming up 3/3/2013 and the season close at Rush Ranch 3/17/2013
powerpoint workshop and short hike.
We have a few things lined up for the end of the raptor
season. For us theseason runs mid-august to early-march, this being the annual
migration times and the population influx of over-wintering raptors.
March 3rd Sunday, 10am – 2pm: Lynch Canyon Raptor Hike, Last Lynch raptor hike
until August. Public is invited. R.S.V.P at www.solanolandtrust.org under
the events calendar.
March 17th Sunday, 11am – 2pm: Rush Ranch Raptor "Season-End"
Workshop & Hike Public is invited R.S.V.P at www.solanolandtrust.org
March 18th Monday 7:30pm Sonoma County & North Bay Raptor 2013 updates & Identification workshop. Public is invited. First United Methodist Church. 1551
Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa.
April 6th 10pm to 3pm Birding workshop with LandPaths and
Bohemian Preserve,with David Barry and Larry Broderick _ Details forth coming
best wishes to you all it has been an incredible year for
raptors in the bay area, and we are set to go to the Klamath Basin in a few
days, email me if you'd like the details, larry.