MCAS Field Trip - FEB 4 - POSTPONED - Elfin Forest


Vicky and Wooly Stars (photo by C. Gillen)

Morro Coast Audubon Society Presents


FIELD TRIP:        Elfin Forest - POSTPONED

DATE:                  Friday, February 4, 2022

TIME:                   9:30AM-11AM

LEADER:             Vicky Johnsen

CO-LEADER:      Freddy Howell


Trip is limited to 12 participants - A waiting list will be started when the trip is full.


The Elfin Forest Natural Area encompasses multiple habitats: Dune-Scrub, Maritime Chaparral, Manzanita/Oak woodland complex, and Riparian + Marsh giving us opportunities to see many different species of land birds. We will look for shorebirds, ducks, grebes and other wintering migrants from the viewing platforms. Our walk is a loop of about 1 mile on boardwalk and sandy trails.


Experience Level: Beginner to Intermediate


RSVP and Proof of Full COVID Vaccination Required!


To participate, please email Freddy Howell, Field Trip Coordinator, at to request and receive a confirmed reservation for this field trip. Exact meeting location will be given to those with confirmed reservations. 


Bring binoculars and field guide; Hats and sunscreen are suggested along with dressing for cool and windy conditions. Restrooms are NOT available. Rain cancels. 

Contact: Freddy Howell,