Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area
3rd Saturday of the month (no walks in July or August)
June 15 – Dick Barth leads in June 2019
Time: 8:00 a.m. –11:30 a.m.
Leaders: Eric and Ann Brooks, Eleanor Osgood
This trip covers landscaped parkland, a man-made lake and natural coastal scrub habitats within the Baldwin Hills. It is spring and we are likely to see the resident birds (a total of 26 species )such as Nuttall’s Woodpecker, Black Phoebe, Cassin Kingbirds, Song Sparrow, California Scrub-jay, California and Spotted Towhee, Red-tailed Hawk, Red-shouldered Hawk, Great Horned Owl engaging in nesting activities. Besides looking for spring migrants such as vireos, warblers and flycatchers, we will search for summer visitors that nest in the park such as Hooded and Bullock's Oriole, Barn Swallow, Western Kingbird and Western Bluebird.
The park entrance is off of La Cienega Blvd. between Rodeo Rd. and Stocker St. After passing the entrance kiosk ($6.00 parking fee) turn left (leading to the “Olympic Forest”) and park in the first available spaces. (4100 S. La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles 90056) Binoculars provided.