Date: 1/29/21 1:12 pm From: David Levasheff <levaweb...> Subject: Re: [sbcobirding] Area K is back in business
Just a warning... UCSB parking police will (at a minimum) ask you to leave if they find you parking long Mesa road.
On 01/29/2021 1:06 PM, Linus Blomqvist wrote: > Apologies for multiple emails on this subject, but several people have > asked me where Area K is so I thought I'd clarify. Area K is this > hotspot <https://ebird.org/hotspot/L337032>, and it's located just > north of Mesa Road, between Stadium and Ocean Road. There's a gap in > the vegetation around 34.420847, -119.850422 where you have a good > overlook of the wetland below. There's also a place to park on the > south side of the road near that spot. In the map below, I've circled > what I understand to be Area K, and put a cross where I usually park. > The pin is where the overlook is. Different parts of the wetland are > visible from different spots along the stretch of the road near that > pin. A scope is helpful at this location but the ducks are visible and > identifiable with binoculars too. > > Screen Shot 2021-01-29 at 12.58.51 PM.png > > ______________ > *Linus Blomqvist* > > > On Fri, Jan 29, 2021 at 12:05 PM Linus Blomqvist > <linus.blomqvist...> <mailto:<linus.blomqvist...>> wrote: > > Checklist from a more careful count this morning: > https://ebird.org/checklist/S80077166 > <https://ebird.org/checklist/S80077166> > > Nearly 200 ducks of 8 species now although the shovelers from > yesterday were gone. The Blue-winged Teals now number 18. Many of > them were in the easternmost part and a little hard to see at > first. I had 50 species in a bit over an hour so the birding is > good there now. > > Linus > ______________ > *Linus Blomqvist* > > > On Thu, Jan 28, 2021 at 4:33 PM Linus Blomqvist > <linus.blomqvist...> <mailto:<linus.blomqvist...>> wrote: > > Dry this morning, Goleta Slough Area K is now full of water > and already has a nice assortment of ducks, including > Blue-winged Teals. > > Linus > > ______________ > *Linus Blomqvist* > >