Great Backyard Bird Count Prep Walk

Great Backyard Bird Count Prep Walk!  Chewacla State Park, Lee County

Auburn Alabama–The Piedmont Plateau Birding Trail (PPBT) is pleased to announce our Saturday, February 6, 2016 event, a Great Backyard Birding Event preliminary learning session and bird walk at Chewacla State Park, Lee County, Alabama. The event starts at 8:00 am.

Join the Piedmont Plateau Birding Trail, Chewacla State Park, Alabama Extension Service/4-H and Auburn/Opelika Tourism for a morning of fun preparing for Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s worldwide Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), the following weekend, February 12-15, 2016.  The February 6 events include an introduction to common birds; feeding wild birds (Wild Birds Unlimited); planting native landscapes (Master Gardeners); instruction on participating in the GBBC (PPBT); the Great Migration Challenge game (Extension 4-H) and finally a short bird hike lead by Chewacla State Park staff.   The Southeastern Raptor Center will be with us early with their education raptors, giving an up-close look at the hunters of the bird world.

Chewacla State Park is one of 34 sites on the Piedmont Birding Trail, covering nine counties in east central Alabama.

Contact:
Joanne Ninesling
ppbirdingtrail@gmail.com

Alexander City, Alabama

Ph:  256-786-0541

 

Site information:   http://alabamabirdingtrails.com/sites/chewacla-state-park/

http://www.alapark.com/chewacla-state-park

 

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED IN CASE OF RAIN.  SUBMIT YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO ppbirdingtrail@gmail.com TO BE NOTIFIED OF ANY WEATHER-RELATED CHANGES.  CHANGES WILL ALSO BE ANNOUNCED ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE:  https://www.facebook.com/piedmontplateaubirdingtrail

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