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326 Fields' guide to Osprey
We will drive to South Tufa where we will walk to Mono Lake to view active Osprey nests, discuss why a fish-eating bird is living at a fishless lake, and talk about Osprey natural history. South Tufa is the best area to view active nests and if we are lucky the chicks will be large enough to offer us a glimpse. Updates to the current research will also be discussed, which includes some dispersal, migration, and local foraging data thanks in part to Chautauqua grants for banding and telemetry study. We may adjust our route (and possibly our location) based upon current Osprey activity. We will be in exposed areas without shade. Please bring a hat, sunscreen, snacks, and water.
Guide/Speaker: Lisa Fields (she/her)
Fee: $0.00
Trip Type: Field Trip
Transportation Type: Carpool/Personal Vehicle
Driving Distance: 22 miles round-trip
Day: Saturday
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 5:00 PM
Physical Activity
Easy walking, 1 mile (approximate)
Amenities Available
  • Bench
  • Restroom at trailhead
Meeting Venue Location
296 Mattly Ave
Lee Vining CA 93541
Venue Location
The venue location is the same as the meeting venue location.
Venue and Meeting Location
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