Birdwatching Field Trip

Posted by OCVA / March 22, 2014

Saturday, March 22. “Birding Field Trip along Alsea Bay and Eckman Lake.” Roy Lowe will lead this Yaquina Birders & Naturalists field trip in the Waldport area. Alsea Bay is a wintering area for grebes, loons, and a variety of sea ducks including scoters. The field trip will start with the bay and then travel east to the 50 acre Eckman Lake which harbors hundreds of ducks including Bufflehead, Northern Pintail, American Wigeon, Green-winged Teal and Mallard. We invite you to join us at this free event open to everyone. Dress for variable weather and meet at 9 AM at the Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretative Center parking lot (620 NW Spring St., near the southwest corner of the Alsea Bay Bridge. The field trip will last two hours. For more info, call 541-961-1307.

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