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Birding trip set for Feb. 22

February 09, 2012

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — The Potomac River Audubon Society will sponsor a birding trip Wednesday, Feb. 22, to various Shenandoah River sites in Jefferson County.

The trip is free and no registration is required. Anyone with an interest is welcome to come along, regardless of their birding skills, and children will be welcome.

The trip will last about three hours. It will mostly involve driving from place to place by car, with little walking. It will focus on ducks, grebes, gulls, terns, and other birds encountered.

Participants should meet at 8 a.m. in the parking lot in front of Martins Food Markets in the Jefferson Crossroads Shopping Center off U.S. 340 in Charles Town, W.Va.

Everyone should dress appropriately for the weather and bring water.

PVAS will provide binoculars for those who do not have their own.

In the event of snow on the ground or steady rain or snow, the trip might be cancelled. Various trip details might also change depending on weather or recent bird sightings.

For more information, contact Sandy Sagalkin at monsansaglakin@myactv.net or 240-291-6465.

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