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Meet Your Trip Leader
Denver City Park (Denver County)
(Patch Birding Trip)
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Patrick O'Driscoll email@example.com or 303-885-6955 mobile
Trip Difficulty: Easy
Meet at parking strip on north side of Ferril Lake. Directions: Enter park from Colorado Blvd. Northbound turns left onto 22nd Ave. past Museum of Nature & Science; southbound turns right onto 22nd at police station. Go past museum parking until road curves toward zoo. Take immediate left at "To Pavilion Bandstand" sign and go 300 yards down to corner with tall spruce trees, where lake comes into view. Park diagonally on left beneath spruces.
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The geese are back -- and the ducks are arriving. We'll focus primarily on City Park's winter waterfowl communities at Duck and Ferril Lakes. Already, Snow Geese and hybrids have been seen among the more than 4,000 geese that have returned so far. With remaining time we'll explore likely locations for other winter residents including Townsend's Solitaire, Dark-eyed Junco and other winter sparrows. Although I can't promise we'll find everything that's in the park, I've been seeing 25-30+ species every visit since Halloween; imagine how many we may spot with multiple sets of eyes. If you have a scope, please bring for scanning the goose flocks. Otherwise, the usual fall-winter rules apply: Dress for the weather, including hat and gloves. Although the park's indoor restrooms are closed for the season, porta-potties are available along our route in at least four locations. Register online or contact the leader.
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