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Bird Walk in Woodville (Rappahannock County)

May 19 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am

$12 – $15

Join FOR River Steward October Greenfield for a Bird Walk on Eldon Farms in Woodville! Birders of all experience levels will enjoy this guided hike while looking for many of the breeding birds in the area.

Eldon Farms is a family-held 7,100-acre property in Rappahannock County that was purchased in the 1960s.  It is primarily a cow-calf operation with timber and hunting as other sources of revenue.  Eldon Farms is always in the process of improving conservation practices, including the protection of water sources and streams. There are currently 21 American Kestrel nest boxes, 12 Barn Owl nest boxes, and 15 Eastern Bluebird boxes on Eldon Farms, all of which are monitored regularly.

Adults and children 12 and up, accompanied by an adult, are welcome to attend this hike. Please be sure to dress for the weather and wear sturdy shoes. Dogs are not permitted for this event. The hike will be approximately 2.5 miles in length, over rough and hilly pasture terrain. There is a porta-potty available at the beginning and end of the hike. The bird walk is estimated to last a minimum of 2.5 hours, but could last longer depending on bird activity.

 

Directions:
Follow Botts Lane between the big white house and big brown barn and park behind the equipment shop.  Please do not block the fuel pumps or porta-potty. GPS location is 38.585225, -78.184361.

COVID-19 information:
This program will occur entirely outside and is limited to 12 registered participants. This event will follow social distancing protocols and participants are required to wear masks any time social distancing is not possible, so please bring one with you.

What to bring:

  • Mask (required)
  • Hat
  • Water and snacks
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Binoculars
  • Camera

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Tickets

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Bird Walk: Nonmember
Admits one.
$ 15.00
9 available
Bird Walk: Member
Admits one.
$ 12.00
9 available

Details

Date:
May 19
Time:
8:00 am - 10:30 am
Cost:
$12 – $15

Organizer

October Greenfield
Phone:
5402870226
Email:
october.greenfield@riverfriends.org
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Venue

Eldon Farms – Botts Ln
102 Botts Ln
Woodville, VA 22749 United States
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