Team Name: Blue Crested Corvids
Join Meg Ruby and April Jacobosky Brown as they bird the avian specialties found in hotspots of the Columbia Confluence. We will bird the productive and diverse habitats of Steigerwald NWR and the Raptor friendly fields and warbler warrens of the Cottonwood gallery forests along the Columbia at Woodland Bottoms. One last stop will be determined based on best chance for great birds!
*What the explorers Lewis and Clark called Stellar Jays! A Minimum of $45 in pledges is required
Trip Date(s): Sunday, May 20th, 2018
Meeting Time: 8 a.m. Estimated Return Time: 2 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: 5 miles; Trip Duration: 7 hours; Greatest Elevation Gain: 50’; Sun Exposure: 80%
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. Mostly flat, and well maintained. Could be muddy and loose rocks.
Maximum number of participants: 20
Your Leader Biography:
About your Leader, April Brown
A life long casual birder, April stepped it up to “avid” 6 years ago, (she prefers Bird Nerd) and has managed to turn her husband into a birder as well. She leads Audubon Outings and loves every bird - even the little brown jobbers. April is also a Volunteer Bird Handler at Audubon and is frequently found doing what she loves; telling visitors all about Owls, Turkey Vultures and Corvids.