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Birding and Photography at Barber Park

  • 03/19/2024
  • 8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
  • Barber Park, 4049 South Eckert Road Boise, ID 83716

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Join our community partner Golden Eagle Audubon Society 

To secure a place at this event, registration is required. Please make sure ALL fields are filled out on the registration form and a confirmation email is received.

We will explore the winter birds of Barber Park, which may include birds from sparrows to Bald Eagles. Winter waterfowl such as Common Goldeneye and usually a Red-breasted Merganser or two mixed in with the Common Mergansers are also often present. Early Spring arrivals may also be present at this time.

If interested, bring your camera to photograph the birds. Trip leader, Ken Miracle, will be able to provide some bird photography tips.

Meet in main parking area by the restrooms (not the drop off circle). Dress for the weather including good walking boots on slick surfaces if there is snow or ice that day. Level ground but many of the trails are gravel or dirt.

All levels are welcome. Binoculars will be available if needed.

Participants younger than 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Participants younger than 18 must have a parent/guardian sign the liability release.

Time: 8:00am to 11:30am

Meeting Place: Barber Park in the main area by the restrooms.

What to Bring: Layers for weather, close toed shoes and binoculars. No dogs please.

Restroom Availability: Restrooms available at Barber Park.

Contact Information: Please contact trip leader Ken Miracle at with any questions.

Common Merganser photo by Ken Miracle.

NOTE: The bird walk requires Two Levels of Pre-Registration for all participants. 
1.) First: pre-register with Golden Eagle Audubon Society in the link below.
2.) Second: pre-register with Harris Ranch Wildlife Mitigation Association at

  Harris Ranch Wildlife Mitigation Association

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

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