Owl Be Darned
Join Hailey Walls, Kayla McCurry, and Christine Jervis, Oregon Zoo Educators, for a 3-day trip geared toward women birders. We will start in the Portland area on Friday, gathering Willamette Valley Species and working our way south then East to Sisters and Bend to look for woodpeckers and set up camp for the first night. Saturday we will visit Klamath Marsh and Summer Lake before camping for the night at Cabin Lake. We’ll collaborate on a camp meal, enjoy an evening of camaraderie and listen for nocturnal bird species. Sunday morning it’s up early to bird the desert habitat around Fort Rock for thrashers and other sagebrush species, before returning to Portland Sunday. Camping fees are included. A Minimum of $300 in pledges is required.
Trip Date(s): Friday-Sunday, May 26–28, 2017
Meeting Time: 8:00 a.m. Estimated Return Time: 6:00 p.m.
Trip Rating and Physical Activity: Intense: Our goal is to see the maximum number of species as possible, adding them to our overall count and quickly moving on.
Walking Distance: 2-4 miles; Trip Duration: 3 days; Greatest Elevation Gain: <150 ft.; Sun Exposure: 75%; Walking and Trail Conditions: Average: Walking 1 mile+, moderate grade, occasional steep sections or stairs. Up to 150 ft. Appropriate for participants with average walking ability. Trails may have rocks, roots or other hazards.
Maximum number of participants: 12