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Early Morning Bird Walk in Barber Park

  • 07/12/2020
  • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Barber Park, 4049 S Eckert Rd, Boise, ID 83716

      Early Sunday Morning Beginners' Bird Walk JULY 12th                                 

                                       Wildlife Express Newsletter - February 2016 - Belted Kingfisher                                                                                                       


                           Beginners' Birding at Barber Park 

                                  ~ An early Sunday morning activity~                                          ~ Please join Golden Eagle Audubon Society (GEAS) for a Sunday morning bird walk in the park! This walk is a beginner-friendly and is well-suited for people totally new to "birding". Topics this talk will cover include how to properly use binoculars, tips and tricks for identifying birds, and common species in the Boise area. The walk is  along paved and gravel pathways. Expect to see: ducks, herons, geese, raptors, woodpeckers, songbirds, quail and kingfishers. (Photo of kingfisher courtesy of Idaho Department of Fish and Game)

Note Meeting location: The front of the Barber Park Education and Events Center. Restrooms are available onsite. Binoculars will be provided if needed, and please advise at registration! Please wear closed-toe shoes and weather appropriate clothing. Also be aware that unexpected weather conditions may postpone the bird walk.    

                                This Event Requires Registration:

Due to risks associated with COVID-19, Golden Eagle Audubon Society (GEAS) will be operating public bird walks and field trips with the following measures until further notice:

  • Pre-registration will be required for all participants. Please do not show up for an event if you did not pre-register online.
  • Group sizes will be limited to 10 participants and 2 leaders (12 people total).
  • We ask that participants wear a face covering and observe safe distancing while in attendance. (6 feet a part from others)
  • We will only be loaning binoculars to attendees who request them ahead of time. You will be able to request them during pre-registration.

  Be sure to register with GEAS:

EXCEPTION NOTATION: This outdoor activity can be cancelled if Governor Little changes reopening plan for the state. 

  Harris Ranch Wildlife Mitigation Association

   PO Box 1949
   Boise, ID 83701
   (208) 515-7413

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