Friday, August 10, 2007

BMB07/08 Oak Glen 10AUG07

We had quite a day at Oak Glen; glorious weather, temperature 68º, ripe blackberries (we left a few) and 27 species. A pretty hard act to follow.


California Quail

American Coot

Band-tailed Pigeon

Mourning Dove

Acorn Woodpecker

Downey Woodpecker

Nuttall’s Woodpecker

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Red-tailed Hawk

Black Phoebe

Ash-throated Flycatcher

Stellar’s Jay

Scrub Jay

Common Raven

Bewick’s Wren

Western Bluebird


Western Tanager

Black-headed Grosbeak

Spotted Towhee

Song Sparrow

Red-winged Blackbird

Purple Finch

House Finch

Lesser Goldfinch

Western Wood – pewee

Stand by for more interesting outings – let me know if you plan to be

Monday 20th August - Bear Paw Ranch. Meet 7.30am at Denny's. Bring picnic and water.

Sunday 26th August - Salton Sea. Not for the faint hearted, we meet at Wister at 5.30am for a day with SBV Audubon. We already have takers including Dee & Betty and your scribe - call bb if you are interested.

Friday 31st August - Big Bear. Meet BMCP at 7am, Big Bear Discovery Centre about 8.30am. Bring picnic and water.

If you intend meeting at the trail head, as it were, please let your scribe know beforehand, otherwise you could be