Bird Walks

Sharp-shinned Hawk at Kenneth Hahn SRA (Photo by Don Sterba, 3-23-2010

Photo: Sharp-shinned Hawk, at Kenneth Hahn SRA (Photo by Don Sterba)

Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area (4100 S. La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles 90056)
3rd Saturday of the month
(Except for July and August)
Time: 8:00–noon
4100 S. La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles 90056

The park entrance is off of La Cienega Blvd. between Rodeo Rd. and Stocker St.   After passing the entrance kiosk ($6.00 parking fee) turn left (leading to the “Olympic Forest”) and park in the first available spaces.

Leaders: Eric & Ann Brooks, Eleanor Osgood

This trip covers landscaped parkland, a man-made lake and natural coastal scrub habitats within the Baldwin Hills.  We are likely to see many of the resident birds such as Black and Say’s Phoebes, Cassin Kingbirds, California and Spotted Towhee, Red-tailed Hawk, & Cooper’s Hawk. Many of which will be in the beginning stages of their breeding cycle.  We will continue to look for wintering birds such as Merlin, Rufous-crowned, White-crowned and Golden-crowned Sparrows, Western Meadowlarks, and wintering ducks among others.  Finally, we will look for early spring migrants. Binoculars provided.

Check out the excellent photos from the Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area on our Facebook site http://www.facebook.com/LosAngelesAudubon.

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Snowy Egret, preening under its wing, at Ballona Creek. (Photo by Don Sterba)

Ballona Wetlands Bird Walk

3rd Sunday of the month (with the exception of December)
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Leaders: Bob Shanman and Friends

Join us for a walk through L.A.’s only remaining saltwater marsh and the adjacent rocky jetty.  Meet at the Del Rey Lagoon parking lot.  Take the Marina Fwy (90) to Culver Blvd and turn left for a mile.  Turn right on Pacific Ave.  The lot is on the right.  Lot or street parking is usually not a problem.  Three hour walk.  ‘scopes helpful.
Contact: Bob (310) 326-2473; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Check out the outstanding photos of the birds of the Ballona Wetlands on our Facebook site: http://www.facebook.com/LosAngelesAudubon

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