Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Simon Says Bird Walk

Below is some information on a unique birding opportunity this weekend. simon Thompson will lead a bird walk at Chimney Rock Park this Saturday. I've know simon for years and can attest to his considerable skills as a birder, interpretive naturalist, and teacher. Consider checking it out.

Date/Time: Saturday, July 26; 8:30-10:30am
Description: During the summer, dozens of species of warblers breed in Chimney Rock. Join world-traveled expert Simon Thompson to see and hear these feathered friends, including Worm-eating, Swainson's, Black-and-white, Hooded and Yellow-throated Warblers. The summer-resident Scarlet Tanagers and Wood Thrushes will likely be singing and establishing their territories. Limited to 15; advance registration required.
Cost: $22 Adult (includes Park admission), $10 Annual Passholder, $12 Youth (ages 5-15), $5 Grady’s Kids Club Member

Black and White Warbler by Jeff Lewis.