Beginner Bird Walk - Woods Walk

Meet a Park Ranger for a beginner bird walk in the wooded camping area of Goose Island State Park.

When Nov 01, 2013
from 08:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Where Goose Island State Park
Contact Name Janelle Rand
Contact Email
Contact Phone 361-729-2858
Attendees Appropriate for all ages and all skills of birders.

Meet a Park Ranger at the Goose Island State Park on Warbler Way at the Restrooms.  Park in the parking area at Turk's Cap Trail, across the street from Warbler Way.  Warbler Way is located in the wooded camping area.  Participants will look for birds and use field marks to try and identify the species seen.  An important part of birding is being familiar with how to use your binoculars.  At the beginning of the walk we will go over how to adjust binoculars, some of the birds we will see are large and stationary and perfect to practice on. 

When: 8:30 a.m.

Where to meet:  The restrooms on Warbler Way.  Park at Turk's Cap Trail.

What are we doing:  Identify birds, become familiar with your binoculars, and use field marks to identify birds.

Things to bring:  Binoculars, water, sun screen, bug spray, shoes suitable for walking, a camera, and be sure to wear weather appropriate clothing. 

Appropriate for all ages and all skills of birders.

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