Birdwatching Field Trip
Saturday, Sept. 20. Birds of Yaquina Bay. Laimons Osis will lead a Yaquina Birders & Naturalists field trip to one of the most bird rich areas in Newport. Birdwatchers will start with a walk along the Estuary Trail at the Hatfield Marine Science Center to look for shorebirds, terns, birds of prey and songbirds. Following that will be a quick drive over to the south jetty of Yaquina Bay to see Brown Pelicans, cormorants, and ducks. Meet by the flagpole in the Visitor Center parking lot of the Hatfield Marine Science Center at 8:30 AM and dress or bring clothes for variable weather. The field trip will last about two hours. This bird walk is free and open to everyone. For more information call 541-961-1307.