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Birds of Berkeley

Birds of Berkeley
Sunday, April 15th @ 8:30 a.m. (Note early start time)
Leader: Oliver James
Start: Entrance to Codornices Park @  Euclid and Eunice
Avid birder and local author Oliver James will take us bird watching in the North Berkeley hills. Oliver recently published The Birds of Berkeley that features drawings and descriptions of 25 local birds. Because April is spring migration season and birds are most active in the morning, the timing of this walk should be ideal for spotting many of the species Oliver includes in his book and others, which he will identify. Depending on where the birds lead us, we either will walk up to Remillard Park or stay on the quiet streets around Codornices. We’ll stop often to look at and talk about the birds we see as well as the history of birds in the area. Plan on about two hours, with 2-3 miles of walking. The pace will not be fast, but some of the terrain may be uneven. If you are inspired to learn more about Berkeley’s avian population, Oliver will sell signed copies of his book after the walk. Please bring binoculars if you have them.