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Fields' guide to Osprey

Sunday 8:30 AM-11:30 AM
Trip# 441: Fields' guide to Osprey
Description: We will drive to South Tufa where we will walk down to the lake to view active Osprey nests, discuss why a fish-eating bird is living on a fishless lake, and answer questions 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 the banding and telemetry study. We may adjust our route (and possibly our location) based on current Osprey activity. We will be in sunny areas without shade so please bring a hat, water, and sunscreen. Open to kids of all ages. (driving miles: 22; hiking difficulty: easy)
Current Weather Conditions in Lee Vining:
Scattered clouds, 37° (Feels Like: 32°)
Wind: WSW @ 7mph with 6mph gusts
Visibility: 10,000 ft
Forecast for Sunday June 18:
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Transportation: Carpool/Personal Vehicle
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