Saturday, March 20, 2010

Warbler Watch (Indeed): Daniel's Upcoming Birding Forays

If you're in the Bay Area/California, then maybe you'll appreciate noting my upcoming birding outings:


Upcoming Birding Field Trips
with Daniel Edelstein (

(Birding Instructor @ Merritt College, Birding Guide
& Wildlife Biologist;

Low Cost: $25 per full day field trip
($20 per day if you register for four or more field trips)

Visit the best birding sites in the Bay Area & Sierras (@ peak of breeding/song)

Daniel’s 25+ years of ornithology/biology experience,
plus handouts you’ll receive (and use of his A-1, 25x-50x zoom scope & binoculars)

1. Bay Area (i.e., to prime-time songbird (“Birding By Ear”) hot-spots)
- April 17th, Mitchell Canyon, Mt. Diablo State Park, Walnut Creek,
9 am – 3 pm
- April 31st, Mines Road/Del Puerto Canyon, Livermore area,
9 am – 3 pm
- May 8th, Point Reyes National Seashore, Bear Valley
9 am – 3 pm

2. Sierras (i.e., we’ll visit optimum breeding areas for common & rare birds)
- June 5-6, Yuba Pass/Gold Lakes area (Sardine Lake, Sand Pond, etc.)
- June 12-13 Sierra Valley (Marble Hot Springs Rd., Dyson Lane, Loyalton area)

Cost: $25 per day’s outing or any five days for $100 (Minimum of eight people needed to ensure each day’s field trip is a “go.”)

Directions/Etc.: If you respond with a “yes” to one or more of the above dates, I’ll send you precise directions/maps/motel-camping options, details/etc.

Email questions to Daniel (an Adjunct Merritt College instructor in its Biology Dept.):

Learn about Daniel’s 25+ years of birding experience and print FREE Bay Area/ California birding information at: &, in addition, please note Daniel’s popular “Wood-Warbler” blog site:


Anonymous said...

Do you take a check, Daniel? To where do I sent it? Thanx....Eva

Anonymous said...

I'm in. Whoops. Airfare's too much from NY. Maybe next year? :-)

Anonymous said...

I'd sign up, but I'm in NY. Oy vey.