Bird the beautiful Oregon Coast with Ivan Phillipsen, Portland Audubon instructor and ecotour leader. From Cannon Beach to Cape Meares, look for birds of both the sea and land. We’ll make numerous stops along the way to take short walks while keeping a moderate pace to enjoy the scenery, and tally as many bird species as we can! Transportation provided. A Minimum of $100 in pledges is required.
Trip Date(s): Sunday, May 6th, 2018
Meeting Time: 7 a.m. Estimated Return Time: 5 p.m.
Trip Rating and Physical Activity: Relaxed: We stop to enjoy the habitat and take time to enjoy good looks at common, as well as rare birds with the objective of everyone getting a chance to see the bird. Walking Distance: 2 miles; Trip Duration: 10 hours; Greatest Elevation Gain: 500 ft; Sun Exposure: 50%;
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. Short walks with a little elevation gain here and there. Good trails or paved paths.
Maximum Number of Participants: 10
Your Leader Biography:
About your Leader, Ivan Phillipsen
Ivan leads domestic and international ecotours for the Audubon Society of Portland. He also teaches classes at Audubon, on a variety of subjects ranging from bird evolution, to geology, insects, plants, and amphibians. Ivan loves birds and all aspects of natural history.