Birding at SLO Botanical Gardens with The Morro Coast Audubon Society

Golden Crowned Sparrow

SAN LUIS OBISPO ­— San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden is pleased to welcome Jessica Griffiths of the Morro Coast Audubon Society on Saturday, October 19th from 9 to 11 a.m. for a birding walk for all skill levels. This engaging walk through the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden and the surrounding environs will get you acquainted with the wide variety of feathered friends found in SLO County. You will look for spring birds, with likely sightings of White-tailed Kite, Red-shouldered Hawk, California Quail, and California Scrub-jay.

The walk will begin near the SLO Botanical Garden’s red/Brown Education Building. It is helpful to bring binoculars however; loaners will be available. The walk is $5 for Garden and Audubon members and $10 non-members. Registration is preferred. For more information visit slobg.org.

Jessica Griffiths has been working as a wildlife biologist for nearly 20 years. She currently works as a biologist for Althouse and Meade, Inc. in Paso Robles. Before moving to the SLO area, Jessica worked in Big Sur for the Ventana Wildlife Society, overseeing all their songbird research projects and running the Big Sur Ornithology Lab for several years. She is actively involved with Morro Coast Audubon and leads year-round bird walks for birders of all ages.

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