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Raptor Migration Field Trip
September 18, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Every fall raptors migrate south along the Appalachian Mountains. Come and witness the peak migration of Broad-winged Hawks. If we’re lucky we might see thousands! The Clifton Insitute’s Executive Director and ornithologist Bert Harris will lead the group and discuss how to identify raptors in flight. We will meet at Snickers Gap, where there’s an excellent view of migrating raptors and other birds.
Location: Snickers Gap in Bluemont, VA 20135
Age: Adults and children ages 12 and up, accompanied by an adult.
Weather policy: Date and time subject to change based on weather and migration conditions. We will email registrants closer to the date to confirm the date and time and where we will meet.
What to wear: Outdoor clothing, including waterproof footwear and hats recommended.
What to bring: Binoculars, hat, bottle of water, sunscreen, bug spray, camera
RSVP REQUIRED. Register here: https://cliftoninstitute.org/event/raptor-migration/
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