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OWL PROWL AT GALEVILLE

January 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

shortearedowl

Shawangunk Grassland NWR (Galeville) is known for wintering raptors like Short-eared Owl, Rough-legged Hawk, and Northern Harrier and all should be present on our visit. Dress warmly for conditions on exposed, open habitat nearing sunset. Meet trip leader Mark DeDea (forsythnature@aol.com or 339-1277) at the refuge parking lot east of the main entrance on Hoagerburg Rd. (Ulster County Rte. 18) at 4:00 pm. Dependent on how cooperative the birds and Mother Nature are we may walk a little or benefit from the vehicles as windbreaks.

Details

Date:
January 27
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Organizer

Mark DeDea
Phone:
(845)339-1277
Email:
forsythnature@aol.com

Venue

Shawangunk Grasslands NWR
Entrance Rd
Shawangunk, 12566
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Website:
http://www.fws.gov/refuge/shawangunk_grasslands/

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The field trips of JBNHS are oriented to nature study. They are free and open to the public. We do, however, sometimes visit sites that charge admission fees, which are the responsibility of the participants. Children are very welcome on field trips, but pets are not. Although there is a brief courtesy waiting period for latecomers, the meeting times are important: please arrive in time to sign up with the leader.