Join Larry Broderick and team for a Solano Land Trust birds of prey hike at Lynch Canyon Dec. 16.
The hike, which also includes a golden eagle identification field study, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration is $10 per person, plus a $6 fee to park your vehicle at the park. Pre-registration is required by following this link: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eeuhv2qq3071b902&llr=k4v5ckmab
Lynch Canyon is home to golden eagles and hawks. It is also a magnet for migrating and over-wintering birds of prey. It provides these raptors with over 1,000 undeveloped acres where they can hunt and rest. Some feathered visitors come from as far away as the Arctic Circle.
WHAT TO BRING: (1) Hiking boots or trail running shoes with good grip (to prevent falls on the slippery, steep, rugged terrain). (2) Long socks pulled over long, sturdy pants (to protect your legs from thorny plants and any poison oak, and to make any ticks more visible so that you can brush them off you). (3) Protection from the elements—sun (sunscreen, hat, sunglasses), wind, fog, rain. (4) A backpack with plenty of water and snacks and/or a bag lunch. (5) You may also want to bring hiking sticks (to prevent falls), gaiters (to further protect your legs from thorny plants), bug repellent, binoculars and a camera.
This is the final Birds of Prey hike of 2017.