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Forest Birds of the Palisades

May 3 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn about the birds of the Kentucky River Palisades during peak spring migration.

Ben Leffew, Preserve Manager of Shaker Village, will lead this hike featuring the diversity of birds that use the forests of the Kentucky River Palisades. Participants will learn to identify birds by sight, sound, behavior, and habitat. This program takes place during peak migration and will prepare participants who may be interested in Global Big Day and other community science birding programs.

For this program, we are partnering with Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill to highlight birds of the Kentucky River Palisades region. Join us in the afternoon for a program at Shaker Village that will feature Grassland Birds of the Kentucky River Palisades. Registration for the afternoon hike will be available through Shaker Village

**All minors participating this program must be accompanied by a participating adult.

Hike distance and difficulty: 1.5 miles; rated moderately difficult, due to steep and uneven terrain; there may also be some slick spots near the creek

Bring: water

Optional: hiking poles, snack, camera

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


May 3
8:00 am - 11:00 am


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Floracliff Nature Sanctuary
8000 Elk Lick Falls Road, Lexington, KY 40515
Lexington, KY 40515 US
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