San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Great birding in the Great Basin! Enjoy a spectacular long weekend with renowned birding expert Harry Fuller in the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge (MNWR) in southeastern Oregon. We will venture out to see and photograph birds that rarely show up on the Pacific Coast. Nesting species in June include Wilson’s Phalarope, Franklin’s Gull, Black Tern, Long-billed Curlew, Wilson’s Snipe, Burrowing, Long-eared and Short-eared Owls, Prairie Falcon, Ferruginous and Swainson’s Hawk, Common Nighthawk, Sage Thrasher and Sage Sparrow, Brewer’s Sparrow. We should encounter young Great Horned Owls, fledged Sora and Virginia Rail. We will stay at Malheur Field Station on the National Wildlife refuge established over a hundred years ago by President Theodore Roosevelt. Comfortable dormitory-style lodging and delicious house-made meals are included.
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Point Reyes Field Institute
We are the primary nonprofit park partner of the National Park Service at Point Reyes. With community support we are helping to fund and implement resource preservation projects within the park, while also providing people a way to explore, discover and connect with the natural world through our environmental education programs.