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Beginning Bird Walk

December 4, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am CST

Registration Process

Registration for these walks is available on the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge website. Note registration for some dates will remain locked for about a month prior to the date of the walk. Please indicate in your registration if you would like to receive
a birding summary and species list from the walk. Registration is required online at the following link.

On this walk we will learn some bird watching basics. You will learn about binoculars, field guides and apps for your phone that will enhance your bird watching experience. We will study some of the fall migrants that visit the refuge and maybe find a few species of birds that over winter on the refuge. We will study the different species of birds observed and learn about some other locations to search for birds during the Fall/Winter seasons. This program is geared towards beginning birders, but birders of all skill levels are welcome to attend these walks. Bring along your binoculars, favorite field guide and dress appropriately for the weather. Contact Craig with questions at egretcman@msn.com.

Activity Level: Easy-active, we will walk slowly and make frequent stops.

Meet Us: Meet at the Trailhead near the parking lot. Please consider carpooling with others in your party due to limited parking at some trailheads. These programs are capped at 25 participants.

What to Bring: If you have them, bring along binoculars and a favorite field guide. These programs will be held entirely outdoors. Please dress for the weather.

Cancellations: For the safety of staff and participants, outdoor programming will be cancelled in the event local areas are under an active weather advisory or warning (lightening, thunderstorms, high winds, etc.). Participants will be notified of any cancellations with a SignUp message initiated by the trip leader.


December 4, 2022
8:00 am - 10:30 am CST


Craig Mandel


Old Cedar Ave Brdge
9551 Old Cedar Ave S
Bloomington, MN 55425 United States
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