Field Trip: Ventura Duck Ponds / Wetlands

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

These wetlands are adjacent to Point Mugu NAS and close to the ocean in Oxnard. We will bird this area on foot. It will be approximately a 3 mile walk and we must remain as a group. A special thanks to Peggy Kearns and Jeff Hanson for making the necessary arrangements for this trip.

Date & Time

Saturday, February 22, 2020
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Target Birds

  • Waterfowl
  • Virginia Rail
  • Merlin
  • Peregrine Falcon
  • American Bittern
  • White-faced Ibis
  • Yellow-headed Blackbirds
  • Vermilion Flycatcher
  • Marsh Wren
  • & others

Trip Leader: Peggy Kearns and Jeff Hanson

Directions:

  • Take Hwy 101 to the Rice Avenue off ramp (in Oxnard)
  • Turn right on Rice Avenue and head towards the ocean
  • Take the Hueneme Road turnoff when Rice Avenue turns to Hwy 1
  • Head West on Hueneme Road
  • Turn left on Casper Road
  • Turn left at the end of Casper Road into the private area
  • Please Park on the paved road near the drainage ditch at the ranch buildings

Map Here

Other Information

  • Bring water, snack or lunch and wear comfortable shoes and hats. Dress in layers.
  • We will be walking about 3.0 miles in exposed area
  • Binoculars a must, spotting scopes are very useful.

Trip Coordinator: Jeff Hanson

Contact Jeff for information or questions at

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Sponsored By Santa Barbara Audubon Society