Cardiff beach is one of the best places in North County to see our returning shorebirds. We expect to see a variety of “peeps” including sanderlings, sandpipers, and plovers. We also will be looking off-shore for pelagic birds, plus checking for birds in the marshy areas west of the RR tracks. Location: Park on the…

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On two mornings in early December, over 140 fourth-grade students from South Oceanside Elementary School visited South Cardiff State Beach as part of Audubon’s “Share Our Shores” program. For 2 hours, the nine-year-old scientists rotated among seven stations designed to familiarize them with the western snowy plover and its fragile habitat. The theme of the day…

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