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Birding the Bridgeport Valley

Sunday 6:30 AM-11:30 AM
Trip# 405: Birding the Bridgeport Valley
Description: Join Ted and Al for an exploration of wetlands and lake habitats of Bridgeport Reservoir. Bridgeport Reservoir sits within beautiful Bridgeport Valley between the Sierra Nevada and the Sweetwater range. Waterfowl, grebes in courtship, terns, pelicans, and shorebirds grace the surface and shores of this popular fishing reservoir that also attracts a diversity of raptors such as Bald Eagle and Osprey. A pair of Sandhill Cranes has been nesting at Bridgeport Reservoir and there is a chance of seeing or hearing these rare Mono County birds. Participants typically see more than 60 species of birds on this field trip. (est. driving miles: 65; hiking difficulty: easy)
Current Weather Conditions in Lee Vining:
Broken clouds, 69° (Feels Like: 67°)
Wind: ESE @ 3mph with 7mph gusts
Visibility: 10,000 ft
Forecast for Sunday June 18:
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Transportation: Carpool/Personal Vehicle
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