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Bird Banding: Songbird Conservation in Yosemite June 5-7, 2015
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Bird Banding: Songbird Conservation in Yosemite June 5-7, 2015

This is an amazing opportunity to get up close and personal with Yosemite's birds! Whether you're a beginner or experienced birder, you be amazed at this guided tour of Yosemite Valley habitats in search of species ranging from canyon wrens to peregrine falcons. Your renowned naturalist guide, David Lukas, will lead you through forests, meadows and cliffs, sharing identification techniques and insider knowledge about the ecology and seasonal patterns of the Valley's local birds. You will also be treated to a very special bird banding session with park ranger Sarah Stock where you will experience the joys of holding a delicate bird and learn the science behind songbird conservation. Don't miss out on this rare opportunity to observe these beautiful birds at arm's length! This excursion runs Friday morning through Sunday afternoon, and is based in Yosemite Valley with carpooling to other parts of the park. The Experience Package includes camping at Upper Pines Campground in Yosemite Valley from June 4-8. Camping is not required to participate. Park entry is also included, as needed. Upgrade your accommodations to stay at Yosemite Lodge at the Falls from June 4-8, available up to 45 days prior to your trip. Information about upgrading your package will be emailed after you sign up. Hiking: Easy to moderate; 1-6 miles; participants should be in good physical condition Elevation: 4,000'-7,000' Experience Package: $269 Naturalist Guide: David Lukas with special guest, park ranger Sarah Stock

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