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Winter River Bottomland: Birds, Tracks, Hydrology and Plant Adaptations  

January 27 @ 9:00 AM 1:00 PM

Meet at Kalispell Montessori Elementary School parking lot (weather permitting) and join FAS Conservation Educator and long-time teaching naturalist Denny Olson on a winter hike through Owen Sowerwine. Winter birds, bird songs, tracking, botanizing, and seat-of-the-pants interpretation will be the unstructured itinerary. This is one of the best spots in the area to see Pileated and other woodpeckers, Bald Eagles, many kinds of chickadees, White-breasted Nuthatches, Bohemian and Cedar waxwings in flocks of thousands, Pine Grosbeaks, Townsend’s Solitaires, often a Merlin — and there is always an unexpected bird! It won’t be just bird ID, but lots of natural history lore, which is Denny’s trademark.  Dress warmly, bring binoculars, a snack and snow boots, and check with us on the need for snowshoes, if the snow is deep. Text Denny at 406-249-3987 or e-mail educator@flatheadaudubon.org to sign up and get directions. Space is limited.

Denny Olson


Kalispell Montessori Elementary School parking lot

349 Willow Glen Dr
Kalispell, Montana 59901
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