Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Birding events May 19 and 20

Bald Eagle confections sold by Laramie students in 2010.
SATURDAY -- Laramie Audubon Society and Laramie Raptor Refuge are co-sponsoring an event to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day Saturday, May 19, at Optimist Park.  Optimist Park is located on the south side of Garfield Street across from C&A Feed Store, between Cedar and Snowy Range Road.

Bird Walks will be led by Julie Hart at 8am and 10 am. Meet at north parking lot of Optimist Park. Bring binoculars and field guides and dress in layers. Be prepared to walk a mile or more along the Laramie River to spot spring migrants and locals.

Games and information tables will be stationed along the Green Belt. All ages and abilities welcome.

SUNDAY -- Hereford Ranch in Cheyenne, Sunday, May 20.  Meet at the downtown Coal Creek Coffee at 7:30 am. Shay Howlin will lead us to one of the best birding areas in southeastern Wyoming to view spring migrant songbirds.  Call 307.286.1972 to RSVP or just show up.

Birding at the Hereford Reservoirs in Cheyenne.

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