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Owls of Santa Cruz County

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Owls are some of the most magical, powerful creatures on earth. The sound of an owl can stop you in your tracks, and their gaze is mesmerizing. Fortunately for those of us residing in Santa Cruz County, the coast and mountains of Western Santa Cruz County host as many as seven species of owls. This two-part class will provide an opportunity to learn about these fascinating creatures, then venture out into their habitat for an evening walk in search of these majestic and mysterious nocturnal creatures.

We begin on-campus with a lecture in the afternoon, full of “old-school” slides from photographs taken by the instructor during his decades of studying these beautiful birds of prey.  He will review biology, species identification and habitat for our local owls. Students will learn to identify owl species by silhouette and their unique calls. After a dinner break, the class will meet again for an evening of nocturnal searching in Rancho del Oso Nature and History Center.

Directions and details about the location of the evening walk will be provided in class. Students should dress warm, wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring a flashlight!

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Sat

Location
Aptos Main Campus

Instructor
Bruce Elliott 

 

Notice

Please read:  CLASS INFORMATION: Directions and details about the location of the evening walk will be provided during the on-campus class. Students should dress warm, wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring a flashlight! CAMPUS MAPS: For maps of campus click here: http://www.cabrillo.edu/services/extension/resources.html PARKING: Parking is enforced 7 days a week on the Cabrillo Campus. Please carefully read the signage in areas where you park. Daily parking permits are $4.00 and can be purchased in any of the student parking lots from parking permit dispensers. Daily permits are only good for the date of purchase. Permit dispensers only accept credit and debit cards, no cash. For detailed information about parking on campus please go to http://www.cabrillo.edu/services/sheriff/parking.html

Fee: 

$85.00


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
3/2/2019 - 3/2/2019 Weekly - Sat 2:30 PM - 9:00 PM Aptos, Aptos Main Campus  Map, Room: 403 Bruce Elliott 

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Owls of Santa Cruz County
ID: 7364

03/09/19 - 03/09/19
Weekly - Sat
1 session

Location
Aptos Main Campus

Instructor
Bruce Elliott