GREAT GRAY OWL: Phantom of the Forest
Talk: Learn about this fascinating bird that lives in our bioregional backyard – what they eat, their nests, the challenges of being a baby owl, and the places they like to live and hunt. The program concludes with a stunning video of the owls taken by a local photographer.
October 5th Wednesday 6:30PM – 8:00PM
GREAT GRAY OWL OUTING
Walk: This expedition will focus on where and how to look for the largest-sized owl of North America. Early departure time gives us a chance to perhaps see this great beast and grand phantom of the forest.
October 8th Saturday 6:30AM – NOON
Leaders: Lee French, Mel Clements, and Shannon Rio
WINTERING BIRDS OF THE ROGUE VALLEY
Talk: Because of our rich biodiversity, we have many birds that love the Rogue Valley at least for some part of the year … and for some all the year round. In this program, you’ll get to know these local birds and where best to find them through their life histories, stories, poems, photos, and bird sounds.
November 2nd Wednesday 6:30PM – 8:00PM
BIRDING THE ROGUE VALLEY
Walk: We follow up with an excursion visiting a variety of local hot spots to see the birds talked about in the presentation.
November 5th Saturday 8:30AM – 1PM
Leaders: Lee French and Shannon Rio
Cost: $25 for each talk and walk (or $50 makes you a member of KBO). To sign up or if you have questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carpooling (taking the fewest cars) is requested for the safety of the outing and ensures everyone sees the most birds.