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Diurnal Raptors: Rocky Mountain Birds of Prey – Filling up fast!

Jun 10, 2023

The Rocky Mountains and Front Range area are home to an exciting variety of raptors! Experienced wildlife guide Perry Conway will introduce you to these remarkable birds and help you learn to spot them in the wild. Register now, there are just a few spots left!

Our morning will begin with an informative lecture, illustrated by Perry’s vibrant photographs of raptors in the wild. Participants will learn about the natural history of the various diurnal raptors species who make their home in the Rockies and Front Range area. In the afternoon, participants will visit nesting areas and other spots where raptors are likely to be seen, and have a chance to photograph these incredible birds in the wild. Please note – this course begins at the Lyons Regional Library in Lyons, CO.

Who: Participants ages 16 and up

When: Saturday, June 10, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Lyons Regional Library, 451 4th Ave, Lyons, CO, and Front Range field sites.

What to bring: 10 Essentials for Field Courses, PLUS: sack lunch, binoculars and camera optional but recommended.

This is a Level I course. Expect short-distance walks on maintained trails and indoor classroom sessions in accessible buildings.

Conservancy members get 15% off individual registration when you use the discount code in your membership email! Enter your code and select “Member Registration” tickets at checkout. Limit 2 per membership.

Not a member of the Conservancy? Learn more and join here: Conservancy Membership

For questions about membership, please contact memberprocessing@rmconservancy.org or call 970-586-0108.

For questions about the course, please contact education@RMConservancy.org or call 970-586-3262.

About your instructor: Perry Conway has been a full-time professional naturalist, photographer and wildlife guide (leader of 18 African safaris) for many years. He has worked with numerous species of raptors, from kestrels to eagles, and presented conservation programs at schools and other venues. His images and articles have been published in every major North American natural history publication.

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