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Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch Open House – Waynesboro, VA

Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch OPEN HOUSE 2019
Each fall over 20,000 raptors migrate through Rockfish Gap, and we count them all! Come join us at our annual OPEN HOUSE as we witness this great migration and enjoy a fun day of family events including:
Wildlife Center of Virginia live raptor show
Meet our counters and learn how/why we conduct a hawk watch
Test out a variety of binoculars and spotting scopes
Learn how to identify raptors
Examine mounted raptor specimens up close
Humane Society of the U.S. – Wildlife Protection
Monarchs: From egg to butterfly live exhibit and tagging demo
Exhibits by the Augusta and Monticello Bird Clubs
Educational displays and presentations
Nature activities for the kids
Refreshments will be provided

Bring a lawn chair, hat, sunscreen and binoculars. Pets are discouraged because of live raptors on site.
Rockfish Gap Hawk Watch is located on Afton Mountain on the grounds of the Inn at Afton just off exit 99 (easy parking)

More info at: http://www.rockfishgaphawkwatch.org/

Date

Sep 21 2019

Time

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Sep 21 2019
  • Time: 10:00 - 15:00
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