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Wintering Raptors in Chino Valley

Saturday, 11 January, 2014  |  08:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Local birder, Zach Smith will lead an exploration of the agricultural and rangelands of Chino Valley in search of wintering raptorshawks, eagles, falcons, harriers, and owls. He will cover how to identify this challenging group and elaborate on the natural history of each species.

Cost: $15. Workshop is limited to 13 attendees, and the required registration is available by clicking 'Register now,' below the 'spaces taken' bar on this page, by calling the Institute at (928) 350-2280, or by e-mailing with your intention to attend.

Attendees will meet at the Natural History Institute, 312 Grove Ave, at 7:45 am and travel together by van.

What to bring: Lunch, water, layers, sun protection, binoculars, field guides, spotting scopes, good humor. We will have the option of stopping for snacks/drinks in Chino Valley, if necessary. If the weather is bad, dress well!

Zach's Bio: A recent immigrant to Prescott, Zach loves to be looking for or talking about birds. After a Zoology degree from UC Davis, Zach led the life of a transient avian biologist all over the U.S. and abroad. He has chased Spotted Owls in the southern California mountains, trapped Barbary Falcons on the Canary Islands, spied on Snowy Plovers in the Owen's Valley, tallied Broad-winged Hawks by the tens of thousands in Mexico and banded hummingbirds near Mono Lake.

Saturday, 11 January, 2014

08:00 AM - 03:00 PM


$15, students $12



Natural History Institute
312 Grove Ave
Prescott, AZ 86301

Event Contact Info

Lisa Zander
Email: Phone: 928-350-2280
Website: Click to Visit

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