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Visitors Invited to Watch & Learn about Hawks in Hayden Valley

Thursday, September 22, 2016 4:18
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Sunday, September 25, visitors are invited to celebrate the spectacle of raptor (bird of prey) migration in Yellowstone National Park’s Hayden Valley with Yellowstone Raptor Initiative volunteer Katy Duffy. The Hayden Valley Hawk Watch is a spectacular opportunity to observe and learn about raptors, their ecology, and their migration strategies.

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Participants will start the day at 9 a.m. at the Fishing Bridge Visitor Center for a 45 minute presentation about raptor identification tips. Afterwards, enthusiasts will travel to the park’s famed Hayden Valley to look for and learn about raptors that fly through Yellowstone each fall.

For the field portion of the day, participants will meet at 11 a.m. at a turnout located 6.6 miles south of Canyon Junction and nine miles north of Fishing Bridge Junction. Each end of the turnout will have a sandwich board that indicates the program location. A uniformed ranger with a spotting scope will also be present. Participants may want to bring a lawn chair, water, snacks, and binoculars. Observations will occur from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Both programs are free and open to the public. For more information, please call Katy Duffy at 307-699-2696.

Jeff
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