Seal Beach NWR on January 14th

By Jeff Moore

The Seal Beach NWR serves as a significant stopover and wintering area along the Pacific Flyway for shorebirds and waterfowl.  It’s also a great location for viewing raptors and several unusual species including Nelson’s Sharp-tailed Sparrow and Ridgway’s Rail.

Sign-up is required.  Limited to 20 people.  To reserve your space, contact me at: or by phone at 562-397-2667.  Provide the following information: full name (first, middle initial, last), phone number, DOB, and zip code.  I’ll confirm your reservation.  If you sign up and cannot attend, please let me know ASAP!

Meet in the parking lot at the entrance to the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station (800 Seal Beach Blvd.) at 7:45.  Thing to bring:  A photo ID, binos, scopes, field guides, water & snacks, and sun protection.  Cameras are allowed, but ONLY for bird photography.  The trip runs from 8:00 to 12:00.  If it looks like it might rain, check back on this website the day before for updated info.

Photo by Kim Moore


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