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Raptor Migration Field Trip

September 18, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

- Free

Every fall raptors migrate south along the Appalachian Mountains. Come and witness the peak migration of Broad-winged Hawks. If we’re lucky we might see thousands! Executive Director and ornithologist Bert Harris will lead the group and discuss how to identify raptors in flight. We will meet at Snickers Gap, where there’s an excellent view of migrating raptors and other birds.

Cost: FREE!

Age: Adults and children 12 and up, accompanied by an adult

Weather policy: Date and time subject to change based on weather and migration conditions. We will email registrants closer to the date to confirm the date and time and where we will meet.

What to wear: Outdoor clothing, including waterproof footwear and hats recommended.

What to bring: Binoculars and cameras suggested.

RSVP REQUIRED. Please note, we are using a new event registration system. If you have any problems, please contact us at info [at] cliftoninstitute [dot] org.

Cancellation policy: If you register and can no longer attend this event, please let us know as soon as possible. A few ‘no-shows’ have a significant impact on the success of our programs.

Before attending this event, please read the information included on our liability release form (click here).



September 18, 2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Snickers Gap
Bluemont, VA 20135 United States + Google Map