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Field Trips

Field trips meet at the WNMU Fine Arts Center south parking lot unless otherwise noted in each trip listing. Morning meeting time is noted in each listing.
We carpool when possible. NOTE: No Field Trips in December, instead we do the holiday [ Bird Counts ].

SWNM Audubon for a Kid’s Bird Walk
at San Vicente!

When: Saturday Oct 9, 2021 9AM

Where: meet at the San Vicente trailhead (under the Hwy 90 bridge)

What: Short walk along San Vicente trail looking for and talking about different birds that may be encountered along the creek. Kids must be accompanied by an adult and masks will be worn by all! Kids can borrow binoculars for the morning (limited to 10).

Who: Two volunteers from Southwestern NM Audubon will be your leaders, all ages of children and their family members welcome.

Please RSVP or direct questions to Megan, megan.ruehmann@gmail.com

Spur-of-the-moment Field Trips!

The “Spur-of-the-moment” field trip to Lake Roberts had a successful day tallying 10 duck species, 3 grebe species and the faithful Bald eagle, with a total species count of 37. Spur-of-the-moment field trips are announced by email. Members can get on the list to learn where, when to meet, and destination. Let us know your email address to get on the notification list! swnmaudubon@gmail.com [ Photo: Meg Reuhmann ]

spurbirdingEmail notices sent 3-7 days in advance - Audubon's monthly field trips sometimes miss good birding or butterfly possibilities because they must be planned far in advance. To take advantage of bird sightings or lovely weather, when birds or butterflies abound, we have Spur-of -the-moment Field TripsThe email indicates where + when to meet and the destination. So check your email regularly, especially during migration time and when the butterflies and wildflowers start to appear.  Member? OK! Get on the List!

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