Birding Outings: Whelan Lake Bird Sanctuary – Inland Freshwater
Thursday, October 13, 2022, 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Whelan Lake Bird Sanctuary – Inland Freshwater
Google Maps: Whelan Lake, Oceanside, CA, GPS: 33.2427, -117.3354
Leaders: Denise Riddle, and Peter Thomas
Whelan Lake is a private bird sanctuary located in Oceanside featuring a large freshwater lake surrounded by freshwater marsh, riparian woodland, grassland, and oak woodland habitats. We expect to see arriving wintering species such as Shoveler, Gadwall and other ducks, along with many residents. October lists have ranged from 50 to 70 individual species. Bring water and sunscreen. Porta-potty is available. Capped at 15 participants.