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‘Third Wednesday’ Bird Walk at Cool Spring Preserve
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am
PVAS Trip Leader: Beth Poole
This event is free and open to the public, however, registration is strongly encouraged. Please register below.
Join Beth Poole on her regularly scheduled ‘Third Wednesday’ bird walk at Cool Spring Preserve.
The trails at Cool Spring preserve have a lot to offer! From well maintained foot paths to gorgeous views, the preserve’s 12 acres is home to much wildlife.
Please meet by 7:00 a.m. in the front parking lot of Cool Spring Preserve, the walk will last a couple of hours.
Species likely to be seen in December include White-throated Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Dark-eyed Junco, Eastern Bluebird, Carolina Wren, Chickadees, Titmouse, Nuthatches and lots of woodpeckers, Northern Flicker, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Hairy Woodpecker, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker.
Some hopeful sightings include: Winter wren, Brown Creeper, Rusty Blackbirds, Swamp Sparrow, Red-breasted Nuthatch.
Anyone with an interest is welcome to come along, regardless of their birding skills. Registration is requested.
If you have questions or would like more information, contact Krista Hawley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 681-252-1387.
Children ages 12 and up will be welcome but they must be accompanied by an adult.
Participants should wear sturdy footwear, dress appropriately for the prevailing weather conditions, and bring along water. Binoculars will be available for anyone who needs them.
The trip may be cancelled in the event of bad weather. Check www.potomacaudubon.org for trip cancellations.