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Winter Birding and Raptor Tour at Hope Valley Nov 8

Posted on November 7, 2014
Filed Under Birding at Tahoe

Jim-Woods Birding Under Nevada SkiesJoin naturalist and birder, Jim Woods, on a hunt for migrating birds heading from Hope Valley to lower elevations of beautiful Alpine County at Sorensen’s Resort November 8, 20134.

With informed guide and local birder Jim Woods, plan on having a fun and informative nature day with our local birds as the star of the show.

If the weather is right, participants will feast on lots of Raptor sightings, but it will be a famine if the weather has moved the birds along. In that case, a short drive into Carson Valley (8-10 miles) may help participants find Barn Owls and other birds stopping over and feeding in the local wetlands and open fields. Be prepared to drive/carpool.

Winter Birding and Raptor Tour

Saturday, November 8, 2014

8am to noon

$50 guests of Sorensen’s Resort/$75 non-guests (includes lunch)

Price includes brunch at Sorensen’s Resort in spectacular Hope Valley. For more information about this South Lake Tahoe event and to book a visit at Sorensen’s Resort, please call (800) 423-9949.

Jim Woods is the Owner and Senior Guide for Birding Under Nevada Skies, and is a 20 year resident of Gardnerville, Nevada. His desire to further the understanding and joys of observing birds and the wildlife in the out of doors is the driving force for this venture. An active guide for the Eagles and Agriculture Festival in Minden and the Spring Wings Festival in Fallon, Jim is also affiliated with the Great Basin Bird Observatory and Lahontan Audubon Society.

Jim is also a member of HawkWatch International. The business will provide the opportunity for in the field photography, geology/rock hounding, wildflower identification, trout fishing, stargazing, camping and other outdoor actives as Jim goes about assembling the Guides and Staff of the organization. Born and raised in southern Arizona, Jim wants to bring a touch of the old west back into the lives of those who want to go birding under Nevada skies.

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