MCAS Field Trip - MAY 19 or 20 - Birding in the de Anza Watershed

de Anza Watershed Area


Morro Coast Audubon Society Presents

FIELD TRIP:       Birding in the de Anza Watershed

                              Atascadero Mutual Water Company property

DATE:                  Friday, May 19  or  Saturday, May 20

TIME:                   7:30AM to 10:00 AM

LEADER:            Roger Zachary

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: We will be “birding” in mixed oak woodland and riparian woodland along the Salinas River. We should be able to identify approximately 35 species. We will be walking on level road & sandy riverbed for about 1 mile.

Remember to wear comfortable shoes, bring a hat, sunscreen, water, and your own binoculars. The week following the field trip I will email out a list of the birds we saw.

There are no water or restroom facilities at the site, Home Depot and Starbucks are the closest facilities. Rain cancels.

ADA Accessible: No

Experience Level: All Levels Welcome

Registration and RSVP to confirmation Required!

Registration will open on the morning of MAY 4thOn 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,