THE GREAT CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT:
Saturday, December 16, 2017
What kinds of birds call Sequoia National Park home for the winter? How many are there? Do you have a guess? Spend part, or all of the day, to help count wintering birds of Sequoia National Park. This day is full of adventure and accomplishments; New trails, new birds, new memories together. All ages, levels, and interests in bird watching are encouraged to participate! Children who enjoy watching animals in their backyard often love bird watching. Sturdy walking shoes and weather appropriate clothing are a must. Bring food and water. Be prepared to car caravan in winter driving conditions. Loaner binoculars and bird books are available.
Cost: Free. Volunteers registered for the "owling" and birding events at the count will receive free park entrance for the event.
Time: 6 a.m. - 7 a.m. for “owling’; 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. for birding
Difficulty: Easy to strenuous
Ages: All. Children must be accompanied by an adult chaperone.
Meeting Location: Foothills Visitor Center, Sequoia National Park
Bring: Food and Water
Events and Times:
“Owling”- 6 a.m. to 7 a.m.
Birding - 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Questions? Please call the Sequoia Field Institute at 559.565.4251 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration ends on Friday, December 15 at 4:00 p.m.