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Bird Watching at a Coastal Preserve

Bird Watching at a Coastal Preserve

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is rare.

About your host

I'm a wildlife biologist with a passion for birding and photography. I've lived in the area for 30 years and studied aquatic biology at UCSB. I spent a year working in Fiji as a naturalist and led bird watching trips at an eco resort. Now I bird for fun and for work. I enjoy meeting new people and finding new birds.
Jenny
Jenny
Jenny
Jenny

What we’ll do

We will meet at a local County beach park with plenty of parking, then we will bird at the beach and estuary for a bit. We will then walk up a wooded path into the 80-acre, ocean front preserve perched on a coastal bluff. We will look for resident and migratory birds and if we are lucky, we will see dolphins and migrating whales cruising by. I have maintained a checklist of species observed…

What else you should know

Flexible dates/times, just ask. Please note that the tour traverses an off-leash dog park, so we will likely encounter friendly dogs.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Water
Equipment
Binoculars

What to bring

Binoculars
Walking shoes
Hat
Sunscreen
Notebook
Camera

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Where you'll be

Starting at Arroyo Burro Beach park, we will wander past the estuary and stroll up to an 80-acre coastal preserve. The ocean front preserve is the largest area of coastal open space in the city of Santa Barbara and was once proposed for development. In 1996, Santa Barbara residents raised money to help save the property, which was then named "Douglas Family Preserve," in recognition of the $600,000 contribution by actor Michael Douglas.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 12 and up can attend.

More tips

Flexible dates/times, just ask. Please note that the tour traverses an off-leash dog park, so we will likely encounter friendly dogs.
Jenny
nature walk
Bird Watching at a Coastal Preserve
19 reviews
£21 per person
19 reviews
£21 per person