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Spring 2014 Bird Walks


Bird Walks

View a slideshow of some of these amazing birds you may spot on your bird walk.

Not only are birds beautiful to look at, but migratory birds are excellent gauges for our natural environment's overall health.

Like humans, birds depend on clean freshwater systems and healthy forests for survival, and The Nature Conservancy works collaboratively across international borders to protect these habitats — for nature and people.

How do birds change with the seasons, and how does this influence your identification of them?

Grab your binoculars and join fellow birders for great sights and sounds throughout the DC Metro area. Learn from our experienced trip leaders about the tremendous journeys these small birds have made and enjoy their beautiful colors and songs as they stop to “bulk up” for the rest of their trip. Beginners welcome!

New to birding?  Check out these four easy steps to help you get started.


Spring 2014 Bird Walks - Click the links to download trip information sheets (PDF)

Monday, April 14 7:00 AM >> Hughes Hollow, MD (led by Jim Nelson)

Tuesday, April 29, 7:30 AM >> Blue Mash Trail, Olney, MD (led by Mike Bowen)

Wednesday, May 7, 6:30 AM >> Thompson WMA, Front Royal, VA (led by Tim Boucher)

Monday, May 12, 7:00 AM >> Pennyfield Lock, MD (led by Jim Nelson)


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Due to the popularity of these walks and the limited space we have for each one, we ask that each person only register for a maximum of two bird walks.

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