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Bird Banding at Front Range Birding Company

April 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am UTC+0

Join us for a morning of bird banding with Meredith McBurney and our expert volunteers from Bird Conservancy of the Rockies!  Mist nets will be set up near the wetlands behind the Front Range Birding Company in Littleton.  Each bird will be weighed, measured and documented while you watch. You may even get a chance to experience a “bird in the hand!”

RSVP requested.  Please call the Front Range Birding Company store at (303) 979-2473 to sign up.

Questions can be directed to [email protected]

The Front Range Birding Company store is located in the Sagewood II Center, at the NW corner of Kipling and C-470, behind the Texas Roadhouse.

Birds and Beans shade-grown, organic, “Bird-Friendly” coffee and other refreshments will be served!

Details

Date:
April 13, 2019
Time:
8:00 am - 11:00 am UTC+0
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Website:
https://www.frontrangebirding.com/community/

Organizer

Front Range Birding Company (Littleton)
Phone:
(303) 979-2473
Email:
frontrangebirding@gmail.com
Website:
https://www.frontrangebirding.com/

Venue

Front Range Birding Company (Littleton)
10146 West San Juan Way, Unit 110
LIttleton, 80127 United States
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Phone:
(303) 979-2473
Website:
https://www.frontrangebirding.com/

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