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Upper Franklin Canyon / Sooky Goldman Nature Center

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Leader: Eleanor Osgood

Join us as we take a casual walk around the ponds and trails of this urban oak woodland nature preserve. We are likely to see the resident Wood Ducks and as well as chaparral bird species such as California Quail, Spotted and California Towhees and California Thrasher. Winter birds have arrived; we will look for Ring- billed Duck, Hooded Mergansers, Merlin, White-crowned Sparrow, Golden-crowned Sparrow and Fox Sparrow among others.


Directions: Please visit our website for directions to: (2600 Franklin Canyon Dr., Beverly Hills 90210) (Take Franklin Canyon Dr down to park entrance, turn at first left into the parking lot. From Sunset Blvd: go north on N. Beverly Drive to Coldwater Canyon Dr to Mulholland Dr. Veer left on Mulholland Drive. At the next traffic signal, make a left turn onto Franklin Canyon Dr. continue to first parking lot on the left.

Binoculars provided.

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