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Beginner Trip: Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

August 11 @ 1:00 pm

Common Gallinule - Montezuma NWR - © Dick Horsey - Jun 21, 2017

Learn more about the fall migration of shorebirds in this nearby birding treasure.  We’ll visit key spots you’ll want to revisit again and again!

Meet in the Bushnell’s Basin Park and Ride lot at 1:00 p.m.  The Park and Ride lot is off Route 96 just south of Exit number 27 from I-490. Alternatively, meet up with the group at the first stop, the Montezuma Visitors Center at 2 p.m. Extra spotting scopes and FRS radios would be very helpful.

Note: This is a field trip for beginners. New birders should feel free to join these trips regardless of experience level: bring binoculars if you have them, and we will share our scopes. The pace & focus of Beginner Trips may not be satisfying for experienced birders. Our Beginner Trips focus on teaching identification skills, learning new habitats, and answering questions. Experienced birders are welcome but may be pressed into service as educators! 


Where to Meet?
Bushnell’s Basin Park and Ride lot
Trip Leader
John Boettcher 585-671-9639
Trip Co-Leader
Sheryl Gracewski & Tom Nash 585-261-6975


Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge
Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge
Seneca Falls, NY 13148 United States
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