Friday Bird Walk – Farren Road

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Date & Time

Friday, May 10, 2024
8:30 am - 10:30 am

Farren Road is at the very western edge of Goleta. It is a road that provides access along a ridge that is between Tecolote Canyon and Eagle Canyon. The habitat is varied and thus provides a varied list of avian species from sparrows to raptors. The views of the mountains, ocean and Channel Islands is quite special as well.

We will do everything we can for a safe experience, but COVID is always a risk. Additionally, SBAS may decide to cancel events should pandemic conditions warrant it. For these reasons, we ask that:

  • All attendees be vaccinated, each participant bring a mask to the event, and social distancing be practiced to the greatest extent practicable.
  • Masks be worn in car pool situations.
  • Prior to attending any bird walk or field trip, please go to santabarbaraaudubon.org/activities for directions and event updates.

Target Birds:

  • American Kestrel
  • Western Bluebirds
  • Hummingbirds
  • Sparrows
  • & Others

Directions:

  • From Santa Barbara/Goleta
  • Take US 101 to approximately 1 mile past Winchester Canyon Road exit.
    Exit US 101 to the right (un-marked exit)
    Turn left onto Calle Real
  • From North County
  • Traveling south on US 101
  • Exit Cathedral Oaks Road, Hollister Avenue (Exit 110)
  • Turn Left (towards mountains) and Proceed over bridge
  • Turn Left on Calle Real
  • Then For All
  • Continue on Calle Real to end of road
  • Turn Right on Farren Road and park on side of road
  • We will meet there
  • MAP HERE – or – Google Map

Other Information:

  • Bring water, snack
  • Wear comfortable shoes
  • Bring a hat
  • Binoculars a must, spotting scopes are useful

Trip Coordinator:

Sponsored By Santa Barbara Audubon Society