Bay Area Birds - Winter 08

Marsh Wren - MLK Shoreline

This is our regular 6-week winter class.  We'll review Bay Area winter birds, discuss some special topics related to these species, and explore Bay Area birding spots.

Field trips are either Saturday or Sunday following the class, your choice.  Just don't come both days!  The last field trip is weekend-long, meeting Saturday morning and running through Sunday noon.

Instructors: Rusty Scalf & Bob Lewis
Provider: Albany Adult School
Class #: 401000
Meets: AAS, Room 110
Dates: 6 Wednesdays, 7-8:30 PM, January 9 - Feb 13

Field trip itinerary

In the event of heavy rain, we may cancel a scheduled field trip. If have you provided your email address, check for notification if the weather is threatening. If necessary you may also call the instructor on the morning of the trip (phone number given in class).

Jan 12  9:00 AM
Jan 13  9:00 AM
Briones Reservoir nr Happy Valley Road and Bear Valley Rusty
Jan 19  9:00 AM
Jan 20  9:00 AM
Arrowhead Marsh Bob
Jan 26  9:00 AM
Jan 27  9:00 AM
Hayward Shoreline Rusty
Feb 2   9:00 AM
Feb 3   9:00 AM
Palo Alto Baylands Bob
Feb 9   9:00 AM
Feb 10 9:00 AM
Sibley Volcanic Regional Park Rusty
Feb 16, 8:30 AM
Feb 17 at 8 AM
Paicines and Panoche Valley
Los Banos and Merced Refuges



For this class

Registration information

Field trip Directions
See itinerary below for links to each destination


Sightings list


Last year's Sightings List

Last year's Story

Motel Options for 2/16

We will be staying in Los Baņos. Dinner will be at the Woolgrowers at 6:30 PM.

Best Western Executive Inn
301 West Pacheco Blvd
209-827-0954 ($80)

Relax Inn
330 West Pacheco Blvd