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Birding for Beginners

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a Birding for Beginners walk and sit during the Great Backyard Bird Count. This program is for those ages 9 and up.

If you’ve ever thought birdwatching would be fun or interesting but didn’t know how to start come join us for a Birding for Beginners walk and sit. We’ll discuss the use of binoculars (we have nice ones you can use for the day); what to look for when you see a bird; discuss some free apps that help you figure out what you are seeing and we’ll go see some birds! The bird walk through the field and forest will be slow and relaxing, and we’ll end with watching some feeders for our most common feeder birds.

This program is for beginner birders ages 9 and up. Young birders are especially encouraged to join. If you are an intermediate birder who is interested in birding programs at Floracliff, email us about our monthly first Friday bird walks at

Program Leader: Dan Patrick, Floracliff Volunteer

Hike distance and difficulty: 1.5 miles; easy – moderate

Bring: water

Optional: hiking poles, snack, camera

The meeting location will be emailed to all registered participants a few day before the program.


February 17
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


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Floracliff Nature Sanctuary
8000 Elk Lick Falls Road, Lexington, KY 40515
Lexington, KY 40515 US
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Floracliff Nature Sanctuary • P.O. Box 21723 • Lexington, KY 40522 • (859) 296-0986 • • copyright © 2024 •