Event: NSAS Beginning Birding Walk: Courtship and Nesting
Date:Sat, May 20th 2017, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Spring is in full swing and love is in the air. Birds are busily pairing up, building nests, and raising young. Join trip leader and naturalist Andrew Ford on a walk through Lynch Canyon and learn about bird courtship and nesting. On the walk you will see some nesting birds including Tree Swallow and Western Bluebird. They will also have nests on display so you can get a close look.
Meet in the parking lot at Lynch Canyon. If going north/east from Vallejo on Highway 80, take the American Canyon/Hiddenbrooke exit. Go south toward Hiddenbrooke Parkway. Just before entering the Hiddenbrooke development, turn east (left) on McGary Road (frontage road that runs parallel to I-80). Follow McGary Road for 1.6 miles to where it intersects with Lynch Road. Turn left on Lynch Road, go under the I-80 underpass, and proceed through the gate at the end of the cul-de-sac to the gravel parking lot.
If going south/west on Highway 80, take the Red Top Road exit. Take the Red Top Road exit. Go south (left) under the underpass. In less than 0.1 mile, turn right on McGary Road (frontage road that runs parallel to I-80). Follow McGary Road for 1.8 miles. Turn right on Lynch Road, go under the I-80 underpass, and proceed through the gate at the end of the cul-de-sac to the gravel parking lot.