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Autumn Avian Adventures
October 8, 2022 | 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Each autumn, raptors and songbirds flock across our forests and fields, following age-old instincts to fly south for the winter.
Expansive fields, wetlands, and woodlands sustain a variety of avian species. Bring your binoculars and join birder Mike Niven for a guided bird walk. We’ll look for migratory and resident birds, including woodpeckers, jays, and other woodland species.
ChesLen Preserve is the largest privately owned nature preserve open to the public in Chester County. Miles of marked hiking trails lead visitors through shady woodlands, flower-filled meadows, farm fields, and stream valleys.
Visitors can also explore Ollie Owl’s NaturePlayGround, where young explorers can climb logs, build stick tee-pees, hunt for bugs, explore small streams, and get a little dirty, tired, and inspired. Free play is encouraged and is a great way for kids to gain an appreciation for nature.
Before you go:
- Birders of all experience levels are welcome.
- We’ll walk one to two miles at leisurely pace.
- Trails may be rocky in places.
- Bring binoculars and bird identification guides.
- Please leave your four-legged friends at home.
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- If you are sick, please stay home.
- CDC recommends that people who are not fully vaccinated wear a mask in crowded outdoor settings or during activities that involve sustained close contact with other people. Fully vaccinated people might choose to wear a mask in crowded outdoor settings, especially if they or someone in their household is immunocompromised.
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