Field Trip: Lake Los Carneros County Park

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Lake Los Carneros County Park is one of the south coast’s premier hot spots for birds. Don’t miss this opportunity to see what this park has to offer!

Date & Time

Saturday, October 15, 2022
8:00 am - 11:00 am

Location: Lake Los Carneros:

Lake Los Carneros is one of the premier birding spots on the south coast. It existence is not known to many residents of the area for many years! A 25 acre lake sits on the 136 acre park. The lake and it’s surrounding landscape provide varied habitats are host to land birds, shore birds and water foul. The tules which surround the lake are attractive to many species of marsh birds as well. And with all that varied habitat raptors abound as well. It is a birders delight… come and join us here!

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

– Freshwater Ducks and other waterfowl
– Raptors
– Winter woodland birds

Trip Leader: Rob Lindsay

Directions:

Map Here

From Hwy 101

– Exit Los Carneros off ramp
– Head towards the mountains
– Proceed straight through the Round-a-bout
– After Round-a-bout Goleta Railroad Depot will be on right
– Take the right into driveway between the depot and the Fire Station
– We will meet in the parking lot behind the fire station

From Cathedral Oaks Road

– Turn ocean-ward on Los Carneros Road
– Continue to the park entrance on your left
– Take the left into driveway between the depot and the Fire Station
– We will meet in the parking lot behind the fire station

Trip Coordinator

Rob Lindsay 

Contact Rob for questions or additional information

Sponsored By Santa Barbara Audubon Society