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Beginning Birding Hike at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

Saturday, May 27 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Free – $10

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.


Sugarloaf Ridge State Park
2605 Adobe Canyon Rd
kenwood, 95452
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