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Field Trip: Swallows of Sauvie Island with Brodie Cass Talbott

On this self-driving exploration, we’ll cover a variety of habitats to search out as many of our seven swallow species as we can, building on our identification skills we covered in the companion class.

We will meet at the Warrior Point trailhead at 8:00 a.m. and start with a hike looking for Bank Swallows, one of our hardest-to-find species locally. For the rest of the morning we’ll explore the other hotspots on the island including the viewing platform and Racoon Point. We’ll finish up our day at noon on the westside of the island. An ODFW Parking Permit will be required for this trip.

Please join us for the companion class to this field trip:

Swallows!
  • July 12, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

 

Summer is for swallows!

Join Brodie on a drive yourself field trip to Sauvie Island to learn about swallows.

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Field Trip Details

  • Date: July 13, 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Class fee: $45 members / $65 non-members

Mandatory guidelines: 

  • Stay home if you or a member in your household have any symptoms, or if you have been in contact with anyone with these symptoms:
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea
  • Everyone drive on their own, with members of their household
  • Everybody must wear a face covering at all times
  • Everybody remain at least 6 feet apart at all times
  • No more than 10 people, plus the instructor
  • Destinations must be within 50 miles of Portland
  • Only go to locations with plenty of room to stay safe:
    • Wide, open spaces are best
    • No crowded trails – limit to early morning walks and/or weekdays
    • Prioritize trails that are one-directional
    • Prioritize locations with trails at least 6-feet wide

Details

Date:
July 13
Time:
8:00 am - 11:30 am
Event Categories:
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Venue

OR United States
Cost:
$45 – $65

Venue

OR United States
Cost:
$45 – $65

Organizer

Erin Law
Email:
elaw@audubonportland.org