MCAS Field Trip-Shorebird ID Made Easy Workshop, December 10

Freddy Howell

Morro Coast Audubon Society Presents

FIELD TRIP:    Shorebird ID Made Easy Workshop
DATE: Saturday, December 10, 2022  
TIME:   9:00 am - 1:00 pm
LEADER:     Claudia Freitas 

Trip is limited to 12 participants - Signups will be taken for 24 hours. 12 participants will be randomly selected. The remainder will be put on standby status in case of cancellations. 

DESCRIPTION: What is a 'shorebird?' What is the difference between a peep and a plover? How do you ever tell one shorebird from another? Learn how to tell our most common species apart. Claudia Freitas is an expert in shorebird identification and a presenter for the Morro Bay Bird Festival. Join Claudia for a photo presentation showing the characteristics of our local shorebirds, followed by a walk along the shore to test your new-found knowledge.  Presentation will take place in the MCAS Office followed by a visit to a nearby location for in the field identification.

For the workshop, bring a notebook and a field guide if you have one. For the field portion, dress in layers, wear sturdy walking shoes, bring a hat, water, snacks, sunscreen and binoculars. Restrooms are available at both locations.  

Experience Level: All Levels Welcome

 RSVP and Proof of Full COVID Vaccination Required! 


To register, CLICK HERE. You will receive an email either to confirm your reservation or to notify you that you are on the waiting list. Exact meeting location will be given to those with confirmed reservations. 

Questions? Email Freddy Howell at freddy@...
Long-Billed Curlew, Photo by Jamie Lee