Geoff and Chris Williamson led 25 people including 13 Girl Scouts and kids from Goudy School in Uptown on a nature and bird tour of Montrose on Saturday morning.  After the tour, Chris Williamson led the group in an Earth Day Beach Clean-up with other Sierra Club Volunteers -  birders and nature enthusiasts doing their part!

See the full trip report with more wonderful photos on Geoff's website.

List of birds species seen, with number observed.

Canada Goose 6
Mallard 17
Common Goldeneye 1
Red-breasted Merganser 38

Common Loon 2

Double-crested Cormorant 349

Turkey Vulture 1

Red-tailed Hawk 1

Killdeer 1

Ring-billed Gull 62
Herring Gull 8
Caspian Tern 4

Rock Pigeon 3
Mourning Dove 3

Long-eared Owl 1
Short-eared Owl 1

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 6
Downy Woodpecker 3
Northern Flicker 7

American Kestrel 2

American Crow 8

Barn Swallow 3

Black-capped Chickadee 2

Brown Creeper 1

Ruby-crowned Kinglet 4

Hermit Thrush 9
American Robin 26

Brown Thrasher 3

European Starling 7

Yellow-rumped Warbler 6

American Tree Sparrow 3
Field Sparrow 3
Song Sparrow 14
Swamp Sparrow 8
White-throated Sparrow 3
Dark-eyed Junco 5

Northern Cardinal 6

Red-winged Blackbird 27
Eastern Meadowlark 2
Common Grackle 69
Brown-headed Cowbird 4

House Finch 1

House Sparrow 13

List of mammal species seen, with number observed.

Eastern Gray Squirrel 2

Eastern Cottontail 5