MCAS Field Trip - MAY 18 - Spring Birding El Chorro Regional Park

Birding at El Chorro Regional Park [photo by Joanne Aasen]


Morro Coast Audubon Society Presents

FIELD TRIP:        Spring Birding El Chorro Regional Park

DATE:                  Thursday, May 18, 2023

TIME:                   8:00 am to 11:00 am

LEADER:             Eric Wier

CO-LEADER:      Claudia Freitas

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.

Join Eric and Claudia for a walk through the varied habitats and surrounding environs of El Chorro Regional Park. This bird walk will be approximately one mile long at a slow to moderate pace. The terrain is gentle, over a variety of surfaces. People of any birding skill level are welcome. We expect to see dozens of species with likely sightings of: White-tailed Kite, Red-shouldered Hawk, California Quail, California Scrub-Jay, Western Bluebird, and possible nesting Black-headed Grosbeaks and Orioles.

Wear sturdy walking shoes, bring a hat, sunscreen, water, and snacks as needed. Bring Binoculars and a spotting scope if you wish. Dress in layers. Restrooms are available. Rain cancels. Note: Day use parking is $3.00.

ADA Accessible: No

Experience Level: we welcome all levels of birding experience

Registration and RSVP to confirmation Required!

Registration will open on the morning of MAY 3rdOn 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 websiteand/or SLOCOBIRDING via

Questions? Email Robbie Revel