MCAS Field Trip - APR 14 - Heron and Egret Rookery Watch

Great Egret With Chicks at Heron/Egret Rookery [photo by Bob Revel]


Morro Coast Audubon Society Presents

FIELD TRIP:       Heron and Egret Rookery Watch

DATE:                  Friday, April 14, 2023

TIME:                   8:30 am - 10:30am

LEADER:            Robbie Revel

CO-LEADER:     Freddy Howell

Trip is limited to 15 participants. Signups will be taken for 24 hours.15 participants will be randomly selected. The remainder will be put on standby status in case of cancellations.

Description: Join us on a short walk through the Heron Rookery in Morro Bay State Park to learn about the courtship rituals and nesting habits of Great Blue Herons, Great and Snowy Egrets and other residents of the rookery. This is an easy walk of 1/2 mile along the dirt trail that leads through the rookery.

Wear sturdy walking shoes, bring a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, water and snacks as needed. Bring binoculars and dress in layers. Scopes and cameras welcomed. Restrooms are available. Rain cancels.

ADA Accessible: No

Experience Level: All Levels Welcome

Registration and RSVP to Confirmation Required

Registration will open on the morning of MAR 30thOn 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

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