An Annual Event for Birders
The Berkeley Springs Fall Birding Festival is an annual event on the third weekend of September. The festival draws beginning and experienced birders to the area for guided bird walks, demonstrations, and evening speakers. The Potomac Valley Audubon Society is the festival sponsor, and local volunteers provide the promotion and programming for the event. Information headquarters is The Nature Niche store in Berkeley Springs. The Ice House is the official headquarters and event site during the festival weekend.
2015 Festival Set for September 19 and 20
Saturday Evening program at the Ice House features Owl and Raptor expert Steve Huy whose current project SNOWSTORM tracks the visits of Snowy Owls to our region.
Then hear Marci Heacker, a Forensic Ornithologist of the Smithsonian Natural History Museum tell us how features of bird feathers explain color patterns, temperature controls, flight patterns and more,
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