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July

City of Sunnyvale Landfill
Wednesday July 6 12:00 PM (One hour)
Leader: Freddy Howell and Allen Royer. Birding geared toward beginners. Bring binoculars; loaners also available. An RSVP is NOT required, but you can contact the landfill coordinator, Silviana Ruiz, for directions or more details at (408-730-7545). Rain cancels.

Directions:Donald M. Somers Water Pollution Control Plant, junction of Borregas and Caribbean. Meet at Trailhead at north end.

Charleston Slough
Saturday July 9 8:00 AM (Half Day)
Leader: Nick Yatso: (408) 247-5499 Notes: All are encouraged to attend but birding will be geared toward the beginning birder.

Directions: Meet at Terminal Way at the end of San Antonio Rd. north off Hwy 101 in Mountain View.

"Nature Journaling" with John Muir Laws.
Thursday July 14 11:30-1PM
Location: McClellan Ranch Preserve, Cupertino.
Cost: FREE! There is no RSVP needed to attend, but please be on time.
Join us the 2nd Wednesday of each month for the Bay Area Nature Journal Club workshops! More...

Summer Bird Days Session #1
Wednesday July 20 9:00AM to 3:00PM
Location: McClellan Ranch, Cupertino
Cost: $20/child per session for SCVAS Members; $25/child per session for non-members.
Join us as we explore the wonderful bird world around us! This is a great chance for children ages 6-11 to learn in the outdoors! Sign up for one - or both- sessions. Session #1: Bird Identification: From Hawks to Hummingbirds; Session #2: "Backyard Birds"

Go to the Summer Bird Days page to learn more and register! click here. Space is limited and registration closes July 11th.

Summer Bird Days Session #2
Thursday July 21 9:00AM to 3:00PM
Location: McClellan Ranch, Cupertino
Cost: $20/child per session for SCVAS Members; $25/child per session for non-members.
Join us as we explore the wonderful bird world around us! This is a great chance for children ages 6-11 to learn in the outdoors! Sign up for one - or both- sessions. Session #1: Bird Identification: From Hawks to Hummingbirds; Session #2: "Backyard Birds"

Go to the Summer Bird Days page to learn more and register. click here. Space is limited and registration closes July 11th.

"Birds of the Farallones" Audubon Field Seminar.
Sunday July 24 7:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Half Moon Bay (Princeton Harbor)
Cost: $135 members; $150 non-members
Leader: Al Jaramillo, Matthew Dodder, Bob Power, Bob Hirt. A not to miss excursion to the Farallones! This is a new trip added since the August trip is FULL! The guides and all trip information is the same.

Note: This is a SUNDAY More...

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August

City of Sunnyvale Landfill
Wednesday August 3 12:00 PM (One hour)
Leader: Freddy Howell and Allen Royer. Birding geared toward beginners. Bring binoculars; loaners also available. An RSVP is NOT required, but you can contact the landfill coordinator, Silviana Ruiz, for directions or more details at (408-730-7545). Rain cancels.

Directions:Donald M. Somers Water Pollution Control Plant, junction of Borregas and Caribbean. Meet at Trailhead at north end.

"Nature Journaling" with John Muir Laws.
Thursday August 11 11:30-1PM
Location: McClellan Ranch Preserve, Cupertino.
Cost: FREE! There is no RSVP needed to attend, but please be on time.
Join us the 2nd Wednesday of each month for the Bay Area Nature Journal Club workshops! More...

Charleston Slough
Saturday August 13 8:00 AM (Half Day)
Leader: Nick Yatso: (408) 247-5499 Notes: All are encouraged to attend but birding will be geared toward the beginning birder.

Directions: Meet at Terminal Way at the end of San Antonio Rd. north off Hwy 101 in Mountain View.

"Birds of the Farallones" Audubon Field Seminar.
Saturday August 13 7:00AM-5:00PM
Location: Half Moon Bay (Princeton Harbor)
Cost: $135 members; $150 non-members
Leader: Al Jaramillo, Matthew Dodder, Bob Power, Bob Hirt. A not to miss excursion to the Farallones! More...

Ano Nuevo State Reserve
Sunday August 14 8:30 AM (Half Day)
Leader: Stephen Berlyant, (415) 420-3680. Highlights: Possible birds include Bank Swallow, Marbled Murrelet, Black Swift and early returning shorebirds. Difficulty: Plan on a 3-4 mile walk (half of it in sand), fog, bright sun and wind. Notes: Bring a scope, lunch, liquids, and dress in layers as the weather can be variable. There is a $10 per car parking fee, meet at the far (south) end of the parking lot. Lunch Optional.

Directions: The entrance is along Hwy 1 about 30 miles south of Half Moon Bay or 20 miles north of Santa Cruz.

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September

Bay Area Bird Photographers Meeting
Wednesday September 7 7:30-9PM
Location: Embarcadero Room, Rinconada Library, Palo Alto
Annual "BYOP" (bring your own photos) Program More...

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October

The Bay Area Bird Photographers Meeting
Wednesday October 5 7:30-9:00 PM
Location: Embarcadero Room, Rinconada Library, Palo Alto

"Brazil's Pantanal" with Doug Cheeseman
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