MCAS Field Trip - JAN 23 - Habitat: Dune scrub, Intertidal & Beach at Estero Bluffs’ China Cove

Beach North of Estero Bluffs [photo by Faylla Chapman]


Morro Coast Audubon Society Presents

FIELD TRIP:       Habitat: Dune scrub, Intertidal & Beach at Estero Bluffs’ China Cove

DATE:                  Tuesday, January 23, 2024

TIME:                   2:00pm - 4:00 pm

LEADERS:          Faylla Chapman and Sharon Iranpour

Trip is limited to 12 participants - Signups will be taken for 24 hours. Participants will be randomly selected. The remainder will be put on standby status in case of cancellations. Only registered people may attend.

Description: We will start at the last pullout for Estero Bluffs State Park and will walk across the dune scrub, learning about the scrub habitat along the way. Then we follow the path to the China Cove beach and look at the intertidal rock and sandy beach organisms. This is a Snowy Plover habitat along with other shore birds that will be seen as we walk the beach to Villa Creek. Restrooms are not available.

ADA Accessible: No

Experience Level: All Levels Welcome

Registration and RSVP to confirmation Required!

Registration will open on the morning of JAN 8th. 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 websiteand/or SLOCOBIRDING via

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