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Denver Urban Christmas Count: North Section of the South Platte River

wed05jan7:00 amwed11:00 amDenver Urban Christmas Count: North Section of the South Platte RiverWalk along Platte River from E 74th Ave to E 58th Ave. Area Count Leader: Bob Canter.7:00 am - 11:00 am(GMT+00:00) E. 74th Ave.Event Type Field TripAdmissionFree Event

House finch photo for Christmas Count


(Wednesday) 7:00 am - 11:00 am(GMT+00:00)


South Platte River

E. 74th Ave.

Event Details

PLEASE NOTE: You must register for this field trip and complete the liability form when you register. Walk-up or impromptu participants will not be allowed. Other requirements are described below.

Audubon's 122nd Christmas Bird Count is a holiday tradition – everyone welcome: beginners, intermediate, and advanced. The more eyes we have, the more birds we see. In partnership with National Audubon, Denver Audubon supports the bird count within the Denver Urban circle on Saturday, January 1, 2022.

We walk along the South Platte River in Adams County and into Denver county. The trip is all on a paved bike path, with minimal up and down. We'll see lots of ducks and white-cheeked geese, including Northern Pintails. There are usually Black-crowned Night-Herons at the Denver Water Treatment Plant and Wild Turkeys at 58th Ave, The starting point is East 74th Ave. at the South Platte River. Dress in layers as it can be cold on New Year's Day. Note that this field trip is accessible for those with mobility challenges.

By registering for and attending this field trip, you agree to the following:

You will self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms, even if you are vaccinated, and use common sense. DO NOT attend if you had recent exposure to an individual with symptoms or confirmation of COVID-19. If you have any symptoms or even suspect you could have COVID-19 symptoms, do not sign up for this trip.
-Masks Outdoors: Masks are not required outdoors. However, we encourage unvaccinated people to wear a mask when interacting with people outside their household when outdoors and maintain social distancing of six feet.
-Masks Indoors: We strongly recommend everyone, including fully vaccinated persons, wear a mask in all public indoor spaces and maintain social distancing of six feet when interacting with people outside their household.

Photo credit: George Mayfield.


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