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10-hour San Diego Pelagic Birding Trip

April 30, 2016 @ 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

$100

Early Spring Migration 10-Hour Trip
San Diego County Waters to the 9-Mile and 30-Mile Banks
Saturday, April 30, 2016


7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This trip departs from Seaforth Landing on Mission Bay, San Diego

This is a great opportunity for a mix of spring migrants and lingering winter birds. It is near peak season for Scripps’s Murrelet, and a good time for regular occurring shearwaters, phalaropes, jaegers, and alcids. Black-footed Albatross is also possible.

LIKELY SPECIES: Pink-footed and Sooty shearwaters, Black Storm-Petrel, Brown Booby, Red-necked and Red phalaropes, Pomarine and Parasitic jaegers, Scripps’s Murrelet, Cassin’s and Rhinoceros auklets, Sabine’s Gull.

POSSIBLE SPECIES: Black-footed Albatross, Northern Fulmar, Black-vented Shearwater, Ashy Storm-Petrel, Common Murre, Common Tern.

Full San Diego Specialty Pelagic Bird seasonality can be found by clicking here.

CHECK-IN TIME: 6:00 – 6:30 a.m.
GATES CLOSED AND LOCKED: 6:45 a.m. sharp.
Return: 5:00 p.m.

REGISTRATION:
Early Bird Registration: $80 on or before April 10
Standard Registration: $90 April 11 – 24
Late Registration: $100 on or after April 25

RESERVATIONS: Call Pacific Nature Tours (619) 534-9249, Mon-Fri, 9 am – 4 pm Pacific Time.

HOW TO PREPARE: Click for tips on how to prepare, what to wear, what to bring and when to arrive.

IMPORTANT DEPARTURE AND BOARDING DETAILS

SEAFORTH LANDING LOCATION: We will board 30 minutes prior to departure at Pacific Nature Tours, Seaforth Landing,1717 Quivira Rd. San Diego, CA 92109. 1-619-534-9249.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

FROM I-5

I-5 to Sea World Drive exit. West on Sea World Drive. 1/4 mile past Sea World entrance to West Mission Bay Drive. Stay to right. Proceed through traffic loop to first stoplight. Left at stoplight onto short access road. Left at end of short access road onto Quivira Road. Fourth building on the right.

FROM I-8

I-8 West to West Mission Bay Drive exit. Right at end of off ramp. Go over bridge. Go past Sea World Drive. Go 1/4 mile past Sea World Drive. Veer right onto West Mission Bay Drive. Proceed through traffic loop to first stoplight. Left at stoplight onto short access road. Left at end of short access road onto Quivira Road. Fourth building on the right.

FROM I-15

Take the 15 to the 163 S to I-8 West to West Mission Bay Drive exit. Right at end of off ramp. Go over bridge. Go past Sea World Drive. Go 1/4 mile past Sea World Drive. Veer right onto West Mission Bay Drive. Proceed through traffic loop to first stoplight. Left at stoplight onto short access road. Left at end of short access road onto Quivira Road. Fourth building on the right.

PARKING: There is free parking in the lot at Seaforth Landing.

PHOTO I.D. and BOARDING PASS REQUIRED: All passengers departing Fisherman’s Landing and Point Loma Sportfishing must complete the manifest and present photo identification and obtain a boarding pass prior to passing through the Coast Guard security gates. This is mandatory procedure per U.S. Homeland Security.

START YOUR DAY STRESS-FREE: We recommend that you arrive at the landing an hour prior to scheduled departure to allow plenty of time to find the landing, park, unload or transport gear, sign the manifest, use the landing’s restroom, visit with friends, and board the Eclipse 30 minutes before scheduled departure. All trips depart on-time without waiting for late-comers. Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure. More tips and hints on our trip preparation page.

Details

Date:
April 30, 2016
Time:
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost:
$100
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Website:
http://www.socalbirding.com/2016schedule/apr302016tripinfo.html

Organizer

Pacific Nature Tours
Phone:
(619) 534-9249
Email:
PacificNatureTours@gmail.com
Website:
http://www.pacificnaturetours.com/

Venue

Seaforth Landing
1717 Quivira Road
San Diego, CA 92109 United States
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Phone:
619-534-9249