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PROGRAM FULL - Young Birders Field Trip to Genesee Mountain Park

mon29may8:30 ammon11:30 amPROGRAM FULL - Young Birders Field Trip to Genesee Mountain ParkYoung Birders in search of mountain birds!8:30 am - 11:30 am Event Type Youth and FamilyAdmissionFree Event

Time

(Monday) 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Location

Genesee Mountain Park

Event Details

For Young Birders and their families, join Master Birders Angela and Sarah in search of mountain birds at around 8,200 feet elevation. We hope to find different nuthatches, woodpeckers, jays, and bluebirds. We will continue to work on identification skills including spotting, observing, describing, and listening to songs and calls to help identify them by ear. Each time we practice, we get better! We will travel along a gravel trail, sometimes rocky, up and down. Come prepared with binoculars for everyone in your family, water, snacks/picnic lunch, sun protection, extra layers, and hiking boots. When we finish birding, join us for a picnic lunch together at the meeting location. 

The Young Birders Club is recommended for young birders ages 7 to 15 with their families. If you might drop off your teenager with the leaders for this trip, please make sure you email this information ahead of time and check in with them before the program begins with your child. More details to come for registered participants in an email a few days before the day of the trip.

Find more information about this Denver County park at this website: https://www.denvergov.org/Government/Agencies-Departments-Offices/Agencies-Departments-Offices-Directory/Parks-Recreation/Urban-Parks/Mountain-Parks#section-2

Meeting Location: https://goo.gl/maps/sXQxRY6v2UBV3KbX7?coh=178571&entry=tt

Trip Leaders: Co-led by Angela Trnka and Sarah Leavesly 

Contact # for Angela: (970)-412-0545

Feel free to reach out with any questions.

Please Note: If you have registered and no longer can attend the walk, please contact the Denver Audubon Office (Rhonda Shank 303-973-9530) as soon as possible. 

  • Advance registration, including signing of the liability waiver, is required. Walk-up or impromptu participants will not be allowed.

  • You are responsible for bringing your own binoculars, water, snacks and sunscreen for optimum experience.

  • Cameras are permitted.

  • This trip is NOT accessible for those with mobility issues.

COVID Guidelines: We will follow the current guidelines for the county where the program takes place.

Photo credit: Kate Hogan

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