Itching to get outside? Whether you’re looking for an ambitious solo adventure, or you want to introduce kids to the joys of peering at low-tide critters, Bay Nature’s got you covered. Here’s some inspiration to get you started. … Read more
Join Sugarloaf docent Dana Glei for a hike aimed at Beginner Birders
You will begin with a short lesson on some interesting points about bird anatomy. Throughout the hike, you will be given pointers for identifying particular species by sight, sound, flight pattern, and/or behavior.
On the hike (appr. 2.3-mile hike long, 300’ elevation change), you are likely to see Acorn Woodpeckers, CA Scrub Jays, Dark-Eyed Juncos, Towhees (California and perhaps Spotted), Western Bluebird, Black Phoebes, Chestnut-backed Chickadees, CA Quails, American Crows, Turkey Vultures, and Red-Tailed Hawks. You might see one of 6 other species of woodpeckers, Oak Titmouse, Golden-Crowned Sparrow, Yellow‑Rumped Warbler (aka “Butterbutt”), Steller’s Jay, and/or Raven.