FIELD TRIP: Montana de Oro, March 30th

Saturday, March 30th, 8AM-noon

No RSVP necessary.  

Join leader Steve Griffith for birding the campground, cove, and bluffs at Montana de Oro State Park. Meet at 8AM in front of the Visitors Center / Spooner Ranch House across from Spooner’s Cove. Expect rock-loving shorebirds, water birds, raptors, and passerines in mixed habitats.  Includes 1-2 miles of slow walking.

Restrooms available near the ranch house and within the campground. Bring snacks, water, binoculars and a scope if you have one.

This is a FREE trip; no fees charged.

For more information, contact Jan Surbey, MCAS field trip chair, at

Directions: [MAP] From the main business district of Los Osos go west on Los Osos Valley Road. Los Osos Valley Road becomes Pecho Valley Road and curves left (south). Continue to the park entrance sign. From the park entrance sign drive about 2.4 miles, turn left (east) toward the campground and park in front of the Visitors Center.