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Agua Dulce Creek

Saturday, June 1, 2019
8:00 am11:00 am

Google Maps: Wooded Hill Nature Trail, GPS: 32.8548, -116.4363
Leaders: Chris Smith, (858) 740-8858, John Walters, and others

This will be our annual walk along Agua Dulce Creek in the Lagunas. We will visit forest, meadow, and riparian habitats just off the Sunrise Highway at approximately 6,000 feet elevation. A major target to be sought will be Olive-sided Flycatchers, sitting atop the tallest available snag, singing “Quick, Three Beers”. Other possible birds include Mountain Quail (most often heard “Quirk” or “T’wook”), Band-tailed Pigeons, Western Bluebirds, Brown Creepers, Mountain Chickadees, and Pygmy Nuthatches. Please dress for possible changes in the weather, and bring water. Participation is capped at 25.

Directions: Take I-8 east to Route S1 (Sunrise Highway). Go north about 8 miles, and turn left onto Wooded Hill Rd., opposite Morris Ranch Rd. Proceed to the parking area at the end of the road on the right. A National Forest Adventure Pass ($10/day, or $30/yr. – available at the general store in Mt. Laguna a few miles beyond the left hand turn-off for Wooded Hill Rd. or at many Big 5 Sport stores), or a National Parks Senior Pass is required. Porta-potties at the trailhead. Allow just over 1 hour travel time from San Diego.

OUR PARTNERS

  • San Diego Foundation
    San Diego Foundation
  • USFWS logo
  • County of San Diego
    County of San Diego
  • State Coastal Conservancy
  • SANDAg transnet logo
    SANDAg transnet logo
  • Coastkeeper
    Coastkeeper
  • UCNRS logo
  • Malk Nature Fund
  • Logo for Union Bank

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