The juvenile Reddish Egret found yesterday at the mouth of Bell Creek in
west Goleta was re-found this morning and reported at 9:45 back at the creek
The the location is just southwest of the Sandpiper Golf course. Take the
Wincheser Canyon exit from the 101 and go to the south side of the freeway.
Just south of where Hollister crosses the freeway, turn west into the
driveway that leads to the Sandpiper Golf Course and the Bacara Resort. Go
past the golf course, past the Venoco plant, and past the bridge. Park to
your left in the designated beach parking lot and walk down to the beach. Go
left (east) as you face the ocean and walk about a quarter-mile to the creek
Note that yesterday, when the bird flushed upcreek, it could be seen well
from the bridge just west of the Venoco plant for much of the afternoon.