Field Trip: Feathers and Flights Workshop & Beginning Bird Walk

Date: Saturday June 02, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM

Walks and workshops aimed at beginning birders are held twice a month on Saturdays. All workshops begin at 9 a.m., followed by a bird walk at 9:30 a.m. until noon. Today's walk is at American Canyon Wetlands. (NSAS Event)


Leader: Crystal DeMarco

Description: Birds are the only living things that have feathers. Humans have a long history of fascination with feathers, using them as decorations, in our bedding, and as inspiration for developing the airplane. During this workshop we will explore a little of this history, as well as discuss all of the functions a feather has for birds.

The workshop will last from 9:00 to 9:30, followed by a walk through American Canyon Wetlands. Walks are appropriate for all ages (children must be accompanied by an adult). Please bring binoculars if you have them and water.

Directions: Meet in the parking lot at American Canyon Wetlands. From Napa, take Hwy 29 South and turn right on Rio Del Mar and then an immediate right onto Eucalyptus Drive. Drive 1.3 miles until you reach the parking lot at the end of Eucalyptus Drive and Wetlands Edge Road. If coming north on Hwy 29, turn left on Rio Del Mar and then make an immediate right onto Eucalyptus Drive and follow it to the end.

Coordinator: Crystal DeMarco at

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