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Nov 28

8:30 AM

Field Trip Conejo Valley Botanic Gardens
Dec 4
8:00 AM
Field Trip CLU & Surrounding Areas
Dec 6
7:30 PM
General Meeting Western Foundation Building
Dec 9


Beginner's Bird Walk To Be Determined

Dec 12

8:30 AM

Field Trip Paramount Ranch
Dec 18
8:00 AM
Field Trip Chesebro Canyon



November 2010 Field Trips:

Sunday, November 28th - Conjeo Valley Botanic Gardens

Meet at the garden parking lot at 8:30 am. Look for Lark Sparrows, Allen’s Hummingbirds, raptors, etc. Leader is David Person (805) 496-9587.

December 2010 Field Trips:

Saturday, December 4th - CLU & Surrounding Open Areas

Meet at CLU parking lot at 8:00 am. From Camarillo area take 101 Fwy south; exit at Lynn Rd in Thousand Oaks. Turn left (north) onto Lynn Rd and go 3.4 miles to Campus Drive. (Note: Lynn Road changes in 2.7 miles to Olsen Rd at Ave. de los Arboles.) Turn left on Campus Drive and go .25 miles to parking area on right next to soccer/track field; street parking also available. We’ll be looking for Cactus Wren, Cal Thrasher, Flycatchers, Gnatcatchers, Acipitors, flocks of Meadowlarks, Pippets, and Sparrows feeding in the fields and a wide variety of other birds along the riparian and on the campus as well. Trip Leader is Dennis Allen (805) 807-4501.

Thursday, December 9th - Beginner's Bird Walk

Second Thursday of each month. Call Angie Kobabe (818) 991-4055 between 9 am and 9 pm to let her know you are coming and to find out where it will be held. Rain or temperatures above 90 degrees will cancel.

Sunday, December 12th - Paramount Ranch

Meet at the Paramount Ranch parking lot by the Old West Town at 8:30 am. This former movie ranch has mixed woodland and riparian habitat. Ventura Freeway (101) to Kanan Road exit. South on Kanan 0.75 mile. Left on Cornell Way then south 2.5 miles
to entrance on right side of the road. Trip Leader is David Person (805) 496-9587.

Saturday, December 18th - Chesebro Canyon

Meet at Rancho Park and Ride at 8:00 am. Expect lots of birds in the oaks including Titmice, Nuthatches, Bluebirds, many Sparrows, Kites, Accipiters and other Raptors. Trip Leader is Dee Lyon (805) 499-2165.