Description: A hike up Islay Creek passes through four habitat zones: Conifer forest, riparian, chaparral and coastal scrub. Learn to distinguish seed eaters from insectivores and to identify the raptors. Twenty-five to forty bird species find a home here. Meet at the Visitor's Center, Montaņa de Oro State Park. (Active) 2hrs. 2.5mi
The following are a few photos taken during this outing. Click the thumbnails below to enlarge.
Once again, Morro Bay's docent extraordinaire Freeman Hall, (assisted by his knowledgeable wife Worth Hall, and docent Curt Beebe) , led 18 to 20 enthusiastic participants, including docents Bill McDaniel and Suzanne Bradford, , who observed about 50 species of birds , and a bobcat on this partly overcast but lovely day which we all so much enjoyed.
March 25, 2004