Join Beth Poole on a monthly bird walk at Cool Spring Preserve!
PVAS Host: Beth Poole
This event is free and open to the public. Anyone with an interest is welcome to come along, regardless of their birding skills. Children 12+ are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and limited to 15 participants.
The trails at Cool Spring preserve have a lot to offer! From well-maintained foot paths to gorgeous views, the preserve’s 63 acres is home to much wildlife. Please meet by 7:30 am in the front parking lot of Cool Spring Preserve, the walk will last a couple of hours.
Species likely to be seen in winter 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.
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.