MCAS Field Trip - FEB 3rd or 4th - Low Tide at Cuesta Inlet, Los Osos

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Morro Coast Audubon Society Presents

FIELD TRIP:       Low Tide at Cuesta Inlet, Los Osos

DATE:                  Friday, February 3 or Saturday, February 4, 2023

TIME:                   1:00 – 3:00 pm

LEADER:            Grace Hayes

CO-LEADER:     Marin Romero

Trip is limited to 12 participants - Signups will be taken for 24 hours. 12 participants will be randomly selected. The remainder will be put on standby status in case of cancellations. If you are able to come during the week, please sign up for the Friday trip, leaving the weekend available for the folks that work during the week.

Description: Overwintering shorebirds and ducks, overview of area marsh plants, summary of area land conservation efforts (see also

Terrain: Flat, narrow sand and silt trails; not ADA Accessible

Distance: Up to 1.5 miles

Bring a hat, water, snacks, sunscreen, binoculars and field guides (if you have them) and dress in layers to accommodate wind and changing weather. Sturdy shoes are recommended. Many ducks and shorebirds should be at a good distance for study with (and maybe without) binoculars. Additionally, those that have a scope may wish to bring it for identification and viewing of more distant ducks that may be off at a distance on the bay or shorebirds on the opposite side of the inlet.

Restrooms are not available. Rain cancels.

Experience Level: All Levels Welcome

RSVP and Proof of Full COVID Vaccination Required!

Registration will open on the morning of JAN 16th. On that date, the LINK to the Field Trip’s Registration Form will ONLY be sent out via MCAS ALERT and SLOCOBIRDING. If you are not already a member of these email lists, you can join MCAS ALERT via JOIN MCAS ALERT EMAIL LIST in the Footer of the MCAS website and/or SLOCOBIRDING via

Questions? Email Freddy Howell