SA57 Bear River Ridge | 2017 $25

Date - Saturday, 04/22/2017
Time - 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Trip Leader(s): Tony Kurz

Total spaces for this event: 15

Total spaces remaining (not yet booked): 6

From Rio Dell to Ferndale, this classic ridge-top route takes birders out of the forests and into extensive prairies. This 35-mile trip boasts spectacular views of Humboldt Bay, Ferndale, and the Eel River Bottoms. Golden Eagle is possible on this route, as well as other ridge-migrating raptors. Western Meadowlarks, possibly bluebirds, and Horned Larks are other bird specialists of this habitat. Amazingly in 2012 this trip discovered a breeding plumage Smith’s Longspur, a first for Humboldt County. This will be mostly road-side birding and requires carpooling to reduce the number of vehicles on this narrow road, please pack a lunch, and restrooms are available in Rio Del and Ferndale.


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