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2004 Field Trips

December 25, Saturday, CHRISTMAS DAY, 8:00 AM
SAAS Monthly field trip to Mitchell Lake

This will be a walking trip. Meet at the Mitchell Lake entrance on Moursund/Pleasanton Road, 0.7 mile south of Loop 410 (exit 46) in south San Antonio. $5 fee per person. Leader: Ernie Roney Map

December 19, Sunday
San Antonio Christmas Bird Count

The annual survey of all birds within a count area, with teams of several people walking and driving. All skill levels are needed (non-members welcome) and this is a great way to get out and see birds. There will be experienced birders on each team to assist with bird identification. Count hours are from dawn to dusk, rain or shine. Other hours may be arranged with Ernie Roney, the count leader. Teams are assigned in advance so call Ernie for details or to volunteer: 656-4239.
Other Area CBCs:
Boerne: Dec. 18, Saturday; Sue Wiedenfeld, 830-995-2300
Uvalde: Dec. 18, Saturday; Susan Cooper, 830-278-9151 ext 126 <s-cooper@tamu.edu>
Comstock: Dec. 26, Sunday, Sue Wiedenfeld, 830-995-2300
New Braunfels: Jan. 2, Sunday, Lynn Thompson, 830-629-1215 <lynn72@wireweb.net>

December 18, Saturday, 7:45 AM
Monthly SAAS Botanical Garden bird walk

Meet at the south gate entrance of the Carriage House at 7:45 AM sharp – gates are locked at 8 AM; walk ends at about 10 AM. Free admission. San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place (corner of N. New Braunfels).

December 11, Saturday, 8:00 AM
SAAS Beginner’s Bird Walk
Although advertised as Beginner’s walk, this is open to everyone, and the area can be good for winter birds. Do you have Pine Warbler yet? Meet at Judson Nature Trails next to Alamo Heights swimming pool. At 5900 block of Broadway in Alamo Heights, turn west on Ogden to stop sign at Greely Street. Turn left one block, then right on Viesca to small parking lot on left before the swimming pool. Everyone is welcome, binoculars are available. Map

December 4, Saturday, 8:00 AM
SAAS field trip to the Pullin Ranch

Brush country birds are the specialty. Take I-37 south to FM 99, exit right to Whitsett. Go through the (SMALL!) town of Whitsett, past the railroad tracks to Pullin Lane on the left at edge of town. Bring lunch and water; wear long pants and heavy shoes for this walking trip. Driving time about 1 hour, 15 min.

November 27, Saturday, 8:00 AM
SAAS Monthly field trip to Mitchell Lake

This will be a walking trip. Meet at the Mitchell Lake entrance on Moursund/Pleasanton Road, 0.7 mile south of Loop 410 (exit 46) in south San Antonio. $5 fee per person. Leader: Ernie Roney Map

November 21, Sunday, 8:00 AM
Field trip to Choke Canyon Reservoir

Meet Leader Mike Creese at the South Shore Unit of Choke Canyon State Park at 8:00 AM. Allow about 1 1/2 hours travel time from San Antonio. Entrance fee required (or TPWD passport). Directions: Take I-37 SE towards Corpus Christi to the US 281 (Rio Grande Valley) exit near Three Rivers. Follow US 281 into Three Rivers (watch your speed!) and turn right on highway 72. Follow Highway 72 to the entrance of the South Shore unit. Map

November 20, Saturday, 7:45 AM
Monthly SAAS Botanical Garden bird walk

Meet at the south gate entrance of the Carriage House at 7:45 AM sharp – gates are locked at 8 AM; walk ends at about 10 AM. Free admission. San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place (corner of N. New Braunfels).

November 14, Sunday, 8:00 AM
Field trip to Calaveras and Braunig Lakes

Meet leader Helen Rejzek at the boat ramp parking area just inside the entrance to Calaveras Lake at 8:00 AM. We will be looking especially for Marsh Wren, Swamp Sparrows and Rails. Entrance fee $4, good at both lakes. Directions: Take Loop 1604 to Stuart Road in SE Bexar County. Turn north on Stuart for about 1 mile to the entrance to Calaveras Lake.Map

November 13, Saturday, 8:00 AM
SAAS Beginner’s Bird Walk
Meet leaders Shirley and Dick Bartels at Judson Nature Trails next to Alamo Heights swimming pool. At 5900 block of Broadway in Alamo Heights, turn west on Ogden to stop sign at Greely Street. Turn left one block, then right on Viesca to small parking lot on left before the swimming pool. Everyone is welcome, binoculars are available. Map

November 6, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Sparrow Workshop at Schaezler Ranch
Meet at 8:00 at Schaezler Ranch. Directions: Take I-35 north from San Antonio to exit 176 (Wiederstein Road). Turn Right on Wiederstein to Old Wiederstein (0.5 Miles). Turn Left on Old Wiederstein and continue to the Schaezler driveway at 19349 Old Wiederstein, which is about 0.4 miles past the stop sign at the intersection of Dean Road. map

October 23, Saturday, 8:00 AM
SAAS Monthly field trip to Mitchell Lake

Meet at the Mitchell Lake entrance on Moursund/Pleasanton Road, 0.7 mile south of Loop 410 (exit 46) in south San Antonio. Leader: Ernie Roney

October 16, Saturday, 7:45 AM
Monthly SAAS Botanical Garden bird walk

Meet at the south gate entrance of the Carriage House at 7:45 AM sharp – gates are locked at 8 AM; walk ends at about 10 AM. Free admission. San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place (corner of N. New Braunfels).

October 16, Saturday, 8:00 AM
SAAS field trip to Canyon Lake/New Braunfels

We’ll check the riparian area below the dam for late migrants and arriving winter visitors, check the lake for loons and Greater Scaup, then spend the afternoon searching the fields around the New Braunfels airport for sparrows, longspurs and cranes. Meet leader Bob Doe at the parking lot on the SOUTH shore of the Guadalupe River, just below the Canyon Lake Dam. This is accessible from either Highway 281 or I-35 via state Highway 306 to the Canyon Dam turnoff.

October 9, Saturday, 8:00 AM
SAAS Beginner’s Bird Walk
Meet leader Georgina Schwartz at Judson Nature Trails next to Alamo Heights swimming pool. At 5900 block of Broadway in Alamo Heights, turn west on Ogden to stop sign at Greely Street. Turn left one block, then right on Viesca to small parking lot on left before the swimming pool. Everyone is welcome, binoculars are available. Map

October 3, Sunday, 8:00 AM
SAAS field trip to Bamberger Nature Park/Leon Creek Greenway
Meet leader Helen Rejzek at Bamberger Nature Park on Babcock Road, just west of the bridge over Leon Creek in far NW San Antonio. This area, particularly the Leon Creek Greenway, has been good for migrants in the past.

September 18, Saturday, 7:45 AM
Monthly SAAS Botanical Garden bird walk
Meet at the south gate entrance of the Carriage House at 7:45 AM sharp – gates are locked at 8 AM; walk ends at 10 AM. Free admission. 555 Funston Place (corner of N. New Braunfels).

September 11, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Beginner’s Bird Walk

Meet leaders Shirley and Dick Bartels at Judson Nature Trails next to Alamo Heights swimming pool. At 5900 block of Broadway in Alamo Heights, turn west on Ogden to stop sign at Greely Street. Turn left one block, then right on Viesca to small parking lot on left before the swimming pool. Everyone is welcome, binoculars are available.Map

September 4, Saturday, 8:00 AM
SAAS field trip to Hornsby Bend
Early September is the peak of shorebird migration, and we will be going to one of the best inland shorebird spots in Texas. We will also search the riparian area along the river for passerine migrants. Meet at 8:00 am at the entrance to Hornsby Bend treatment plant in Austin. Directions: Take I-35 north to Ben White Blvd (Highway 71) in south Austin. Go east on Highway 71, past the airport, to FM 973. Turn left on FM 973 (toward Manor). The entrance is on your left shortly after you cross the Colorado River. Leader: Bob Doe

August 28, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Monthly field trip to Mitchell Lake

Meet at the Mitchell Lake entrance on Moursund/Pleasanton Road, 0.7 mile south of Loop 410 (exit 46) in south San Antonio. Leader: Ernie Roney Map

August 28, Saturday, **7:30 AM**
SAAS field trip to Choke Canyon State Park

Meet at the entrance to the South Shore Unit of Choke Canyon State Park. Leader: Mike Creese Map

August 22, Sunday, 8:00 AM
Empidonax Workshop

Field Trip concentrating on finding and identifying flycatchers of the genus Empidonax. Meet at Walker Ranch Historical Park, on West Avenue, 1 block north of Nakoma.Map Birding locations will depend on where birds have been seen. Leader: Bob Doe

August 21, Saturday, 7:45 AM
Monthly SAAS Botanical Garden bird walk
Meet at the south gate entrance of the Carriage House at 7:45 AM sharp – gates are locked at 8 AM; walk ends at 10 AM. Free admission. 555 Funston Place (corner of N. New Braunfels).

August 14, Saturday, **7:30 AM**
Beginner’s Bird Walk

Meet leader Georgina Schwartz at Judson Nature Trails next to Alamo Heights swimming pool. At 5900 block of Broadway in Alamo Heights, turn west on Ogden to stop sign at Greely Street. Turn left one block, then right on Viesca to small parking lot on left before the swimming pool. Everyone is welcome, binoculars are available.Map

August 7, Saturday, **9:00 AM**
SAAS Bird Walk at San Antonio Zoo

Besides having an excellent bird collection, the San Antonio Zoo is populated by numerous wild birds taking advantage of the safe, food-rich site. Several species are rearing young. Your guides will be Harry Noyes and Maria Falcon, SAAS members who are also zoo volunteers (and a zookeeper, in Maria's case). They know the zoo well (even if they don't know all the birds!). Meet outside front gate at 9 a.m.; 3903 N. St. Mary's.Map To smooth entry and reduce or eliminate cost, we really need to know in advance how many people will be coming and how many are zoo members.

July 24, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Monthly field trip to Mitchell Lake

Meet at the Mitchell Lake entrance on Moursund/Pleasanton Road, 0.7 mile south of Loop 410 (exit 46) in south San Antonio. Leader: Ernie Roney Map

July 18, Sunday, **7:00 AM**
Uvalde County

This will be an EXPLORATORY trip to some potentially interesting places in and around Uvalde. We will probably stop at County Road 202, the Uvalde Fish Hatchery and Ft Inge State Park, as well as just exploring back roads in the area. Meet at 7:00 am (NOTE THE TIME) in the parking lot just north of the Uvalde County Courthouse (intersection of US 90 and US 83) in Uvalde. Uvalde is about 2 hours west of San Antonio. Bring lunch and drinks, and if you have personal “walkie-talkie” radios, bring them to improve communication between cars.

July 17, Saturday, 7:45 AM
Monthly SAAS Botanical Garden bird walk
Meet at the south gate entrance of the Carriage House at 7:45 AM sharp – gates are locked at 8 AM; walk ends at 10 AM. Free admission. 555 Funston Place (corner of N. New Braunfels).

July 11, Sunday, 8:00 AM
Walker Ranch Historical Park

Meet at the Walker Ranch parking lot located on West Avenue, 1 block north of Nakoma. Leader: Helen Rejzek Map

July 10, Saturday, **7:30 AM**
Beginner’s Bird Walk

Meet at Judson Nature Trails next to Alamo Heights swimming pool. At 5900 block of Broadway in Alamo Heights, turn west on Ogden to stop sign at Greely Street. Turn left one block, then right on Viesca to small parking lot on left before the swimming pool. Everyone is welcome, binoculars are available.Map

June 26, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Monthly field trip to Mitchell Lake

Meet at the Mitchell Lake entrance on Moursund/Pleasanton Road, 0.7 mile south of Loop 410 (exit 46) in south San Antonio. Leader: Ernie Roney

June 20, Sunday, 7:00 AM [NOTE THE TIME: EARLY START!]
Western Bexar County
Meet leader Bob Doe at the Diamond Shamrock Station at the corner of Potranco and Loop 1604. Due to construction, you must enter off of Potranco. This is a trip to various locations in western Bexar County, looking for unusual birds. This area currently has breeding Horned Larks. Previous summer finds in the area include Olive Sparrow, Black-throated Sparrow, Northern Waterthrush, Indigo Bunting, Bell’s Vireo, Grasshopper Sparrow, Cactus Wren, and numerous others.

June 19, Saturday, 7:45 AM
Monthly SAAS Botanical Garden bird walk
Meet at the south gate entrance of the Carriage House at 7:45 AM sharp – gates are locked at 8 AM; walk ends at 10 AM. Free admission. 555 Funston Place (corner of N. New Braunfels).

June 12, Saturday, **7:30 AM**
Beginner’s Bird Walk

Meet leader Georgina Schwartz at Judson Nature Trails next to Alamo Heights swimming pool. At 5900 block of Broadway in Alamo Heights, turn west on Ogden to stop sign at Greely Street. Turn left one block, then right on Viesca to small parking lot on left before the swimming pool. Everyone is welcome, binoculars are available.Map

May 22, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Monthly field trip to Mitchell Lake

Meet at the Mitchell Lake entrance on Moursund/Pleasanton Road, 0.7 mile south of Loop 410 (exit 46) in south San Antonio. Leader: Ernie Roney

May 15, Saturday, 7:45 AM
Monthly SAAS Botanical Garden bird walk
Meet at the south gate entrance of the Carriage House at 7:45 AM sharp – gates are locked at 8 AM; walk ends at 10 AM. Free admission. 555 Funston Place (corner of N. New Braunfels).

May 8, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Beginner’s Bird Walk

Meet leaders Shirley and Dick Bartels at Judson Nature Trails next to Alamo Heights swimming pool. At 5900 block of Broadway in Alamo Heights, turn west on Ogden to stop sign at Greely Street. Turn left one block, then right on Viesca to small parking lot on left before the swimming pool. Everyone is welcome, binoculars are available.Map

May 2, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Maverick Ranch
with owners Bebe and Mary Fenstermaker. Meet at the gate to their ranch in NW Bexar County. Exit I-10 West at Leon Springs; turn left on Boerne Stage Road, 3 miles to stop sign, turn right (Boerne Stage Rd) and drive 1.4 miles to gate on left. Golden-cheeked Warblers, Black-capped Vireos, etc. Bring snack to eat; the famous brownies will be served, along with a 50-year history of SAAS trips to this place.

May 1, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Mitchell Lake Birdathon [not an offical SAAS event]
with Marge Lumpe. A money-raising event in which persons collect pledges for donations based on how many species of birds they find in a single day or a flat amount. Proceeds will benefit Mitchell Lake and Audubon Adventures, an environmental education program for children in grades 3 to 6. Contact Marge to participate or to pledge money.

April 24, Saturday, 7:30 AM
Government Canyon State Natural Area
Spring birds and possible Golden-cheeked Warblers. Meet leader Georgina Schwartz (342-2073) at the gate at the sharp turn on Galm Road in west Bexar County. From Loop 1604, drive west about 3.5 miles on FM 471/Culebra Road, turn right on Galm Road, go about 1.5 miles to the gate on the left. Moderate walking is required. Bring snacks and water. Spring birds and possible Golden-cheeked Warblers. We can stay for lunch and all be out by 2:00 PM. Free, but contributions to the park fund are welcome.

April 24, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Monthly SAAS Trip to Mitchell Lake
Meet Leader Ernie Roney at the Mitchell Lake entrance on Moursund/Pleasanton Road, 0.7 mile south of Loop 410 (exit 46) in south San Antonio. Watch the time, the gate is locked after us. The leader will have release forms that each participant must sign.

April 17, Saturday, 7:45 AM
Monthly SAAS Botanical Garden bird walk

Meet at the south gate entrance of the Carriage House at 7:45 AM sharp as gates are locked at 8 AM; walk ends at 10 AM. Free admission. 555 Funston Place (corner of N. New Braunfels)

April 17, Saturday, *9:00 AM*
Mission San Juan and Espada Acequia

Meet leaders Andy and Wendy Garcia at 9:00 AM (NOTE THE TIME!) at the Mission San Juan parking lot. Directions: From Loop 410 in SE San Antonio, take South Presa Street northwest about 2 miles to Graf Road (on the left). Turn onto Graf and proceed past Ashley Road to the mission complex.

April 10, Saturday
Pipes Ranch
south of Pleasanton. Meet at 7:30 AM at east end of HEB parking lot on US 281 on the south side of Pleasanton in Atascosa County. Bring snacks and water, sunhat and sunscreen; wear long pants and heavy shoes. This is a walking trip in brush country. We will caravan and car pool to the ranch. Lunch in the Pipes' yard afterward is optional. Directions: take I-37 south to exit to Pleasanton, TX 97. Turn right. Turn left on 281 to the HEB.

April 10, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Beginner’s Bird Walk

Meet leader James Middleton at Judson Nature Trails next to Alamo Heights swimming pool. At 5900 block of Broadway in Alamo Heights, turn west on Ogden to stop sign at Greely Street. Turn left one block, then right on Viesca to small parking lot on left before the swimming pool. Everyone is welcome, binoculars are available.Map

April 3, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Walker Ranch Historical Park

Look for early spring migrants. Meet leader Elizabeth Wilkes in the parking lot. Take Nakoma exit from US 281. Go west to West Ave. Turn right for a block. Watch for entrance on the left.

March 27, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Monthly SAAS Trip to Mitchell Lake
Meet Leader Ernie Roney at the Mitchell Lake entrance on Moursund/Pleasanton Road, 0.7 mile south of Loop 410 (exit 46) in south San Antonio. Watch the time, the leader will not wait and the time varies according to each leader. The leader will have release forms that each participant must sign.

March 21, Sunday, 7:30 AM
Choke Canyon State Park

Mike Creese will lead a tour of Choke Canyon and is inviting everyone to come. “I believe that this is the best birding park in Texas and the birds will be migrating through. Also, the time is right for the wildflowers to bloom and if we have a good, sunny day, the butterflies should be in the air.” Drive south on IH 37 to exit 72, drive into Three Rivers, and at the courthouse, turn right onto Hwy 72. Drive west for 4 miles to the South Shore Unit. We will meet in parking lot by HQs gate at 7:30 AM.

March 20, Saturday, 7:45 AM
Monthly SAAS Botanical Garden bird walk

Meet at the south gate entrance of the Carriage House at 7:45 AM sharp as gates are locked at 8 AM; walk ends at 10 AM. Free admission. 555 Funston Place (corner of N. New Braunfels)

March 20, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Aransas National Wildlife Refuge

Chance to see Whooping Cranes, Bald Eagle, White-tailed hawk and Kite, early migrants. Note this is a land-based trip, not a boat trip. Meet 8:00 AM at the visitor center to the refuge. From San Antonio, take US 181 south to Kenedy. Turn left onto Texas 72 (toward Yorktown) then quickly right (a mile or so) onto 239 (toward Goliad). In Goliad, turn right onto US 183, cross the river, and turn left onto 239 again. Follow 239 through Tivoli to Austwell, then follow FM road 2040 to the refuge. Allow 2 1/2 hours driving time. Leader: Bob Doe

March 13, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Beginner’s Bird Walk

Meet leader Georgina Schwartz at Judson Nature Trails next to Alamo Heights swimming pool. At 5900 block of Broadway in Alamo Heights, turn west on Ogden to stop sign at Greely Street. Turn left one block, then right on Viesca to small parking lot on left before the swimming pool. Everyone is welcome, binoculars are available.Map

March 7, Sunday, 8:00 AM
Friedrich Park

Trip designed specifically to look for recently-arrived Golden-cheeked Warblers. Rufous-crowned Sparrows should be singing along the ridgetop. Expect to walk entire loop trail, 3 miles (Vista Loop and Main Trail) [a walking stick helps]. Meet at the entrance. Directions: From Loop 1604 and IH 10 in NW San Antonio, take IH 10 west (toward El Paso) exit at Camp Bullis Road. Turn left under the freeway, then right on the western access road. Follow signs to the park. Leader: TBA

March 6, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Haggard Ranch
in southwest Bexar County, 250 acres with varied brush, trees, and open habitat with water. Directions: Go south on IH 35 about 4 miles south of Loop 1604, take exit #137 (Shepherd Road) off IH 35, go left over the interstate, take another left onto the northbound access road. Drive 0.5 mile to gate (cattle guard and US Flag). Once through the gate, go over the 2nd cattle guard and go left at the fork to the house. Leader: Dick Bartels.

February 22, Sunday, 8:00 AM
McAllister Park

Meet at the first parking lot inside the park. From the corner of Jones-Maltsberger and Starcrest just north of San Antonio International Airport, take Jones-Maltsberger north about .75 miles to the park entrance (shortly past the police station). The first parking lot will be on your left about 1⁄4 mile inside the park. Leader TBA. Map

February 21, Saturday, 7:45 AM
Monthly SAAS Botanical Garden bird walk

Meet at the south gate entrance of the Carriage House at 7:45 AM sharp as gates are locked at 8 AM; walk ends at 10 AM. Free admission. 555 Funston Place (corner of N. New Braunfels)

February 14, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Beginner’s Bird Walk

Meet leaders Dick and Shirley Bartels at Judson Nature Trails next to Alamo Heights swimming pool. At 5900 block of Broadway in Alamo Heights, turn west on Ogden to stop sign at Greely Street. Turn left one block, then right on Viesca to small parking lot on left before the swimming pool. Everyone is welcome, binoculars are available.Map

February 14–16
The Lower Rio Grande Valley

At a minimum, we will visit Santa Ana NWR, Bentsen Rio-Grande State Park, and Laguna Atascosa NWR. Participants are encouraged to make lodging reservations at Best Western Rose Garden Inn and Suites, 300 E Expressway 83, McAllen TX; 956-630-3333. Room rates $56.70–64.00, depending on applicable discounts. Everyone staying at one location will simplify logistics and communication. We may have a couple of different trips each day, allowing participants to “customize” their trip, with a countdown dinner each night to compare notes.

February 8, Sunday, 8:00 AM
Northeast San Antonio

Meet at the corner of Perrin-Beitel and Briarglen (1/2 mile inside Loop 410; before you reach the Austin Highway) We will visit Perrin Creek. El Dorado Ponds and Comanche Lookout. Leader Mariann Golden

February 7, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Cartwright Ranch
Meet leader Jean Bensmiller at the causeway on FM 534 over Lake Corpus Christi; arrive early if you want to bird there. About 2 hours south of SA: take I-37 south to exit 47 (Swinney Switch), go to the intersection of FM 534. Turn right on 534 toward Dinero and go about a half mile; park off the road before you reach the causeway. Carpooling is encouraged; Jean will lead the caravan to the ranch gate. Bring lunch and water; no restrooms, but there’s a convenience store in Swinney Switch. Probable Green Jays, Great Kiskadee and lots more.Map

January 31, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Southwest High School area
and the Medina River floodplain. Meet leader Helen Rejzek at the corner of Loop 1604 and Old Pearsall Road in southwest Bexar County.Map

January 10, Saturday, 8:00 AM
Beginner's Bird Walk
Meet leader Georgina Schwartz at Judson Nature Trails next to Alamo Heights swimming pool. At 5900 block of Broadway in Alamo Heights, turn west on Ogden to stop sign at Greely Street. Turn left one block, then right on Viesca to small parking lot on left before the swimming pool. Everyone is welcome, binoculars are available.

January 17, Saturday
Granger Lake area
The area, NE of Austin, is a reliable location for Mountain Plovers and Longspurs. Meet at Friendship Park on Farm Road 971 at 9:00 AM. Take I-35 north through Austin to the Taylor exit (US 79) in Round Rock. Take US 79 east to Taylor, then take Texas 95 north to Granger. In Granger, turn right onto Farm Road 971 (Davilla Street) and proceed about 8 miles to Friendship Park (on your right) . Allow about 2 1/2 hours driving time. Bring lunch; this is an all-day trip. Leader: Bob Doe

January 17, Saturday, 7:45 AM

Botanical Garden bird walk
Meet at the south gate entrance of the Carriage House at 7:45 AM sharp as gates are locked at 8 AM; walk ends at 10 AM. Free admission. The SA Botanical Garden is at 555 Funston Place (corner of N. New Braunfels Ave.). Leader: Eric Brierley.

January 4, Sunday, 8:00 AM
Friedrich Wilderness Park
Meet at the entrance parking lot. Take I-10 north to Camp Bullis Road. Turn left under the freeway and turn right on the western access road. Follow signs to the park. Leader: TBA

January 1, Thursday
SAAS Century Run
The "100 species Big Day" proved to be the hardest challenge in last year's Bexar County Birding Challenge. Yet winter in the time of year when 100 species is most easily achieved. Call Bob Doe if you are interested in starting your year list with a bang. Expect a full day birding. Also call Bob if you are interested in LEADING a team doing a big day.


 

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