Events

Los Cerritos Wetlands Hellman Lowlands Field Trip

We will be looking for Northern Harrier, White-tailed Kite, Belding’s Savannah Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Say’s Phoebe, Cassin’s Kingbird, migratory ducks, songbirds, and a variety of shorebirds. Help us document the avian species of this Audubon IBA.  This is a locked gated area and one of two chances per month to enter the property.   Meet at PCH and First Street, on the border of Seal Beach/Long Beach.  Turn inland, park off asphalt.  Bring binoculars, water, hat, sunscreen.  Closed-toed shoes required.

Los Cerritos Wetlands Zedler Marsh Field Trip

This is a new regular walk! This small tidal marsh off of the San Gabriel River is a good place to look for migratory ducks, herons, egrets, shorebirds, Belding’s Savannah Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, songbirds and more.  It will be a sunset walk (sunset is approximately 4:44pm) with a plus 3ft high tide.  Help us document the birds!  This is one of two chances per month to enter the locked gated property.  Meet at PCH and First Street, border of Seal Beach/Long Beach.  Turn inland, park off asphalt.  Bring binoculars, water, hat and sunscreen.  Closed-toed shoes required.

Los Cerritos Wetlands Hellman Lowlands Field Trip

We will be looking for Northern Harrier, White-tailed Kite, Belding’s Savannah Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Say’s Phoebe, Cassin’s Kingbird, migratory ducks, songbirds, and a variety of shorebirds. Help us document the avian species of this Audubon IBA.  This is a locked gated area and one of two chances per month to enter the property.   Meet at PCH and First Street, on the border of Seal Beach/Long Beach.  Turn inland, park off asphalt.  Bring binoculars, water, hat, sunscreen.  Closed-toed shoes required.

Los Cerritos Wetlands Zedler Marsh Field Trip

This is a new regular walk!  It is one of two chances to enter the locked gated property.  This small tidal marsh off of the San Gabriel River is a good place to look for herons, egrets, shorebirds, Belding’s Savannah Sparrow, and more.  This is our third walk into the area; help us document the birds!  Meet at PCH and First Street, border of Seal Beach/LB.  Turn inland, park off asphalt.  Bring binoculars, water, hat and sunscreen.  Closed-toed shoes required.

red-tailed hawk

Gum Grove Park Walk

This long narrow park overlooks the Orange County side of Los Cerritos Wetlands.  Enjoy slightly cooler weather and good looks at migratory and resident song birds, Song Sparrow, Common Yellow-throat,  Allen’s and Anna’s Hummingbird, raptors and more!  The park provides good views of the birds and the flowers on the Los Cerritos Wetlands Hellman Lowlands and the park.  From Long Beach take PCH south to Mar Vista, left on Coastline, right on Catalina, left on Avalon Drive which dead-ends into the parking lot.