The 2016 Valley Bird Festival
Saturday, May 7
Silvio Conte National Wildlife Refuge and Arcadia Sanctuary

Join bird lovers from around the valley for a fun-filled and family-oriented day of learning about birds.  The festival will feature:
a live falconry display,
a bird-banding demonstration with birds in the hand,
the “Eyes on Owls” team with live owls, and
a host of other fun activities for all ages.

You can find out more at http://hampshirebirdclub.org/wp-content/uploads/2016-Valley-Bird-Festival-Flyer.-February-2016.pdf


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Trips

Fort River Division of The Silvio O. Conte NWR | Morning | Easy/Moderate
February 10, 2016
George Regmund and other leaders explore the trails of the Fort River Refuge. Be prepared…

Fort River Division of The Silvio O. Conte NWR | Morning | Easy/Moderate
February 20, 2016
George Regmund and other leaders explore the trails of the Fort River Refuge. Be prepared…

Leader's Choice | Full day | Moderate
February 20, 2016
Josh Rose looks for winter irruptives or other seasonal rarities, depending on what’s being reported…

Mitch's Marina: Winter | Morning | Strenuous
February 28, 2016
Mike Locher explores the fields beyond Mitch’s Marina for any hardy birds that happen to…

Fort River Division of The Silvio O. Conte NWR | Morning | Easy/Moderate
March 9, 2016
George Regmund and other leaders explore the trails of the Fort River Refuge. Contact George…


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Programs

Sam Peabody and Friends: A Look at Bird Song Interpretation
February 8, 2016
With David Spector Transliterations, mnemonics, transcriptions—whatever you call them, this program might help you “cheer…

The Big Chicken Run
March 14, 2016
With Scott Surner Scott went "grousing around" Colorado and Kansas in search of displaying prairie-chickens,…

Audubon's Climate Study version 2.0
April 11, 2016
With Gary Langham, Chief Scientist for National Audubon

Perspectives on Bird Conservation in California
May 9, 2016
With Andrea Jones, Director of Bird Conservation/Audubon California

The Red Siskin Recovery Project
June 13, 2016
With Mike Braun, Smithsonian Institution-National Museum of Natural History


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