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December 2019

Sycamore Canyon Bird Walk

December 14, 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Sycamore Canyon, 5040 Workman Mill Rd
Whittier, CA 90609 United States
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Meet at the gate to the Sycamore Canyon trail at 8:00 a.m. sharp. The trail is located adjacent to Rose Hills Cemetery gate 17, but note that the trail is not in the cemetery! The entrance to Sycamore Canyon is a driveway just southwest of the entrance to the cemetery. Heavy rain cancels; in the case of light rain or recent rain meet at this location to caravan to an alternate site.

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December 2019 Program: Photo-sharing Evening

December 19, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Many of our members are very fine amateur photographers.  Our December general meeting is traditionally a photo share evening. Bring some of your favorite photos on a thumb drive or CD and Jay Oberholtzer will perform computer magic to put your picture on the big screen. When choosing your offerings, remember that we want the time to see everyone's pictures, so PLEASE OBSERVE A 25 PICTURE LIMIT. The meeting will be at the Whittier Community Center.  The program is free…

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Bulmer Memorial Bird Walk

December 21, 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Please join us as Whittier Area Audubon Society President, Larry Schmahl, leads us on our annual Bulmer Birdwalk (formerly known as the Bill Bell Birdwalk). This walk is in honor of Tim and Lloyd Bulmer who were long time leaders of Whittier Area Audubon. We will bird the Nature Center grounds and along the San Gabriel River to see what Winter residents and visitors are here. Meet at the Whittier Narrows Nature Center parking lot at 8:00 am. Light refreshments…

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January 2020

Hawking Antelope Valley

January 4, 2020

We will leave from Whittier Community Center at 6:00 a.m. As is the custom, Larry Schmahl will lead an early January field trip to Antelope Valley to search out Winter desert visitors such as Ferruginous and Red-tailed Hawks. We generally get good looks at mountain plovers, blackbirds and assorted agricultural field residents. CAUTION: Cold and windy with possible mud.

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Sycamore Canyon Bird Walk

January 11, 2020, 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Sycamore Canyon, 5040 Workman Mill Rd
Whittier, CA 90609 United States
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Meet at the gate to the Sycamore Canyon trail at 8:00 a.m. sharp. The trail is located adjacent to Rose Hills Cemetery gate 17, but note that the trail is not in the cemetery! The entrance to Sycamore Canyon is a driveway just southwest of the entrance to the cemetery. Heavy rain cancels; in the case of light rain or recent rain meet at this location to caravan to an alternate site.

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January 2020 Program

January 16, 2020, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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Settling Basin Field Trip

January 18, 2020, 7:00 am - 11:00 am

January's field trip will be to our nearby settling basins known as the San Gabriel River Coastal Basin Spreading Grounds in Pico Rivera.  These basins are between Whittier and Washington Boulevards and directly adjacent to the west side of the San Gabriel River.  The basins have hosted numerous rare birds over the years.  This will be a relatively easy walking field trip on flat, paved roadways. Provided there is water in the basins, there should be many species of ducks…

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Salton Sea Over-nighter

January 25, 2020 - January 26, 2020

We are going to the Salton Sea! This is a great wintering spot for just about every bird there is. Between flooded fields, a huge, foul-smelling body of water, acres of disgusting mud, all surrounded by a desert hell-hole, anyone can see that it is a great place for birds. We will meet, and leave promptly from the Townhouse Inn & Suites 135 Main Street, Brawley , CA 92227 (760-344-5120)  (formerly known as the Brawley Motel) at 7:30 a.m. on…

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February 2020

Sycamore Canyon Bird Walk

February 8, 2020, 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Sycamore Canyon, 5040 Workman Mill Rd
Whittier, CA 90609 United States
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Meet at the gate to the Sycamore Canyon trail at 8:00 a.m. sharp. The trail is located adjacent to Rose Hills Cemetery gate 17, but note that the trail is not in the cemetery! The entrance to Sycamore Canyon is a driveway just southwest of the entrance to the cemetery. Heavy rain cancels; in the case of light rain or recent rain meet at this location to caravan to an alternate site.

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February 2020 Program

February 20, 2020, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.
Whittier, CA 90602 United States
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