Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Newburyport Birders' Bald Eagle Programs - February 27 and March 1

Adult Bald Eagle by Phil Brown


Bald Eagle Adventures Along the Merrimack River
Date:  Friday, February 27, 2015     
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee: $20.
Meeting Location: Cashman Park Boat Ramp at the end of Sally Snyder Way off Merrimac Street in Newburyport
In winter, Bald Eagles move south to the swift-moving Merrimack River which provides ideal, winter habitat for these majestic birds. We’ll search along the river’s edge and protected islands for our national symbol.  Some carpooling 
may be required.

Breakfast & Bald Eagles
Date: Sunday, March 1, 2015
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fee: $30.
Meeting Location: Riverside Cafe in the Towle Building at 260 Merrimack St., Newburyport
Registration for this program is requiredPlease contact Sue at newburyportbirders@comcast.net
Each winter, Bald Eagles from northern New England move south to the lower Merrimack River which provides perfect, winter habitat for these majestic birds. These spectacular birds soar high over the water and then stoop to secure prey with their sharp talons. Join Newburyport Birders for a classic breakfast while we discuss the Merrimack River's protected islands and the field marks of the Bald Eagle. We'll begin our search for our national symbol on foot; then we'll carpool to several sites along the river. Dress in layers and wear warm, waterproof boots. These breakfast programs have proven to be popular; so don’t delay; reserve your place today by contacting Sue promptly...

With best wishes,
Sue

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