Saturday, February 3
Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge
LIMITED SIGN-UP REQUIRED (before Jan. 24th), NO FEE

Please note: as of Fri., Dec. 22, 2017 This trip is fully booked with a wait list begun. To be added to the wait list, mail the reservation fee. All checks are held for deposit until after the event has concluded.

Nick and Mary Freeman and refuge volunteer Carolyn Vance will guide. We should have two short buses for our silly band of birders. Throngs of wintering shorebirds and numerous raptors will be seen. Nelson's (Sharp-tailed) Sparrow, Peregrine Falcon and a few Pacific Golden-Plover are usually sighted. The refuge is part of the Naval Weapons StationNo weapons, camera OK.

ONLY LAAS reserved and confirmed individuals of U.S. citizenship with photo ID allowed on base.

Meet at the main public lot at 800 Seal Beach Blvd. at 8:00 a.m., bird through the morning as the high tide of 6.0 feet around 11:15 a.m. catches us at Hog Island, and bird until about noon. Take Seal Beach Blvd. S from the 405 Fwy, pass Westminster Blvd., turn left onto the base at the Forrestal Lane light, and left again into the lot. Spotting scopes helpful. Only LAAS-confirmed individuals of U.S. citizenship with photo ID allowed on base.

TO RESERVE: Please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and provide your • ZIP Code, •first, • middle-initial & • last names, • DOB, • e-mail address, • home phone number, • cell ph# (optional but helpful;) by JANUARY 24 (NEW DATE) and wait for final confirmation email; only LAAS-confirmed individuals of U.S. citizenship with photo ID allowed on base.