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Birding trip set March 21

By Staff | Mar 9, 2012

The Potomac River Audubon Society will sponsor a birding trip to various Shenandoah River sites in Jefferson County on Wednesday, Mar. 21. The trip is free and no pre-registration is required. Anyone with an interest is welcome to come along, regardless of their birding skills. Binoculars will be available for anyone who needs them. Children will be welcome.

The trip will last about three hours. It will focus on ducks, grebes, gull, terns and any other birds encountered.

Participants should plan to meet at 8 a.m. in the parking lot in front of the Martin’s Supermarket in the Jefferson Crossroads Shopping Center off Route 340 in Charles Town.

Everyone should dress appropriately for the prevailing weather conditions and bring along water. PVAS will provide binoculars for those who do not have their own.

In the event of snow or steady rain, the trip may be canceled. Various trip details could also change depending on weather or recent bird sightings.

For more information or to check on possible weather cancellations, contact the trip leader, Sandy Sagalkin at monsansagalkin@myactv.net or 240-291-6465.

The Potomac Valley Audubon Society is a United Way of the Eastern Panhandle partner agency and a member of the Combined Federal Campaign.