Making the Most of Migration: Fall Birding on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

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Follow the annual autumn migration as millions of songbirds, birds of prey, butterflies, and dragonflies travel along Virginia's Atlantic coast heading to winter climes. Actively observe migration research that has taken place on the lower Delmarva peninsula since 1963. During field trips to Kiptopeke State Park, the Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge, and Brownsville, learn first-hand the intricacies of bird and insect migrations. Experience songbird and hawk banding, butterfly tagging, and diurnal counting of migrating birds of prey. There is nothing like examining "a bird in hand" that you thought you knew. Wildlife enthusiasts of all experience levels will enjoy this fascinating learning adventure.

Walking up to two miles daily; uneven paths.

 

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