Meet at PCH and First St, on the border of Seal Beach/LB. Turn inland, park off asphalt. This is one of two chances each month to enter the locked gated property and look for bird species inhabiting the Hellman Lowlands area of the wetlands. The area features a small tidal marsh, tidal channels, mudflats, salt pans and ruderal grassland habitats.
Los Cerritos Wetlands is part of the Orange Coast Audubon Important Bird Area which also includes Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge, Bolsa Chica, Huntington Wetlands and Newport Bay, a string of critical urban wetlands habitats. This walk is in partnership with the Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority Stewardship Program.
Please bring binoculars if you have them, recommended to bring water, hat, sunscreen. Closed-toed shoes are required. Rain or shine. No prior birding experience is necessary. Family friendly event.
Upcoming bird walk dates at the Hellman Site: 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM on the 2nd Saturday of each month — May 9th, Jun 13th