Today we had a large and energetic group for Backyard Birds at McClellan Ranch. Ranger Laura Coatney joined us which was very helpful! Between birding at the feeders and a short walk, I gave brief talks on use of binoculars and Merlin Bird ID.
My hands were frozen after two hours holding binoculars, but we had a good outing. I have 24 birds on the list. The highlights were lots of woodpeckers. We had FEMALE HAIRY, MALE & FEMALE DOWNY, MALE and FEMALE NUTTALL’s, and several ACORN.
Several people visited the office/store afterwards and I think we have a some new members as a result.
Here’s the list if you’re interested.