July Bird Walk along Rose Creek

July 27, 2024 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Pacific Beach

Flyer for bird walk. All details in event text. Photo of snowy egret.Celebrate the late evening light as we explore the birds along Rose Creek.

Sunset is at 7:50 PM.

ROSE CREEK is a birding hot spot in the north east corner of Mission Bay. Check out the latest sightings on eBird. A treasure in Pacific Beach, the creek and salt marsh is popular with Bikers on the East side, a quiet, shaded walking path on the West side.

Come join us as we seek out our year-round residents of Great Blue Heron, Snowy Egret, Osprey and the ever present American Coots. Who knows what else we will see. Maybe even a Green Heron or Kingfisher.

Kyle will be our guide this month. Meet at Mission Bay High School. FACULTY PARKING Lot along Rose Creek, off Grand Ave. If you can see  Download Kyle’s bird list ahead of time and see how many birds on the list you spot.

Bring binoculars if you have them, good walking shoes and check the weather before you come. Rain cancels.

DO NOT TURN ON LEE STREET!!! The parking lot is at the east end of campus on Grand Avenue overlooking the creek. There is an unlocked gate on the parking lot.

Photo of green heron

Green Heron

It may be chilly out so be prepared for coolness as the sun sets.

Calling Citizen Scientists! If you have a smart phone and want to contribute to data collection, join iNaturalist and start documenting nature along Rose Creek during the guided walk. Learn more here.

Or take photos and upload to Instagram and tag us @RoseCreekSD.