Audubon Birdwalk

Saturday, November 19, 7:45am-Noon
Meets in front of Instituto Allende, Ancha de San Antonio 20
Members free, non-members 200 pesos or US $10
Preregistration required: audubondemexico@gmail.com

On Saturday, November 19th, we'll be exploring a brand-new birdwalk site, Sendero Las Brisas. The path winds through mature cacti, mesquites and other native plants, providing a healthy habitat that attracts a wide variety of native and migratory birds.
We'll be on the lookout for such raptors as our local Crested Caracara and winter-resident Cooper's Hawk and American Kestrel as well as local hummingbirds and bushtits, Ladderback and Golden-fronted woodpeckers and a variety of orioles. We may also spot such winter songbird migrants as Ruby-Crowned Kinglets, Blue-gray Gnatcatchers and Lark and Clay-colored Sparrows. From the cliff overlooking the Presa Allende, we may be able to spot American White Pelicans, egrets and herons.
This trip will be led by Luke Rich, Norman Besman, Bob Graham and Les Shulman (who has been birding this area for several years) - all seasoned birders with a wealth of knowledge to share.

DETAILS
7:45 AM - Meet up at Insituto Allende, 20 Ancha de San Antonio
8:00 AM - Depart for Sendero Las Brisas
11:30 AM - Arrive Instituto Allende

Cost: Non-Members 200 pesos/Members free
Transportation: Carpool, if you have a car, please bring it!
We will have spotting scopes to view the birds up close and binoculars to share. We will also have our guide to the most common birds of San Miguel available for 150 pesos (free to members).
Sturdy walking shoes, layered clothing, and a hat are recommended attire. Bring your bins, camera, sunscreen and water.

REGISTRATION Pre-registration is required. Email audubondemexico@gmail.com.
Provide your name, telephone number and the names of the people who will be joining you. Also, please advise if you will be driving and the number of passengers you can take.

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

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