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Monthly Field Trip: Walker Ranch
May 14, 2016 @ 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Located in Placerita Canyon, the Walker Ranch was named for the area’s first homesteader, Frank Evans Walker, and features cool, shaded oak groves and a seasonal stream lined with willows and sycamores. The ranch was used from the earliest days of Hollywood film production, mostly for Westerns. The sole remaining building on the property, the Walker Cabin, was called "the hideout" for the many times it was used in this role.
Meet at the Walker Ranch entrance. We will look for Costa’s Hummingbird, Lazuli Bunting, flycatchers, warblers and much more.
Directions: take the 405 Freeway or 5 Freeway north to the 14 Freeway. Exit the 14 at Placerita Canyon Road. Turn right at the end of the off ramp and proceed 3+ miles to the dirt parking area for Walker Ranch. We will bird until about 11:30 a.m.
Leader: Richard Barth (310) 276-0342. (Adventure Pass is NOT required for Walker Ranch.)