Winter Bird Walk on the C&O Canal

  • Wednesday, December 17, 2014
  • 8:00 AM
  • Harpers Ferry, WV


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What: Winter Bird Walk on the C&O Canal

Where: Harpers Ferry; meet at John Brown's Fort

When: Wednesday, December 17, 2015

Time: meet at 8:00 a.m.

Cost: Free

Trip Leader: Deb Hale

Join Deb Hale as she takes a break from the hustle and bustle of the season by enjoying a few hours of birding on the C&O Canal. 

Participants should meet at John Brown's Fort in Harpers Ferry at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 17. The group will walk from there to the C& O Canal. 

Registration is strongly encouraged, however there is no fee and anyone with an interest is welcome to come along, regardless of their birding skills. Children will be welcome.

The walk will involve about 3 miles of level walking along the towpath.

Species likely to be sighted include raptors, waterfowl, and other winter birds.

Participants should bring water and dress appropriately for the prevailing weather conditions, expecting it to be chilly. 

The trip will be canceled in the case of severe weather.

The Society will provide binoculars for those who do not have their own.

For those that are able, Deb has extended a gracious invitation to a light lunch at her house following the walk. Please feel free to join her as she takes a step back from the busy holiday season to enjoy time with fellow birders and friends.

For more information contact trip leader Deb Hale at or 304-535-2346. 

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