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Ute Mountain Mesa Verde Birding Festival

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 6:00am

Cortez Cultural Center
25 North Market Street
Cortez, CO 81321

6:00am: Tour #9 - Yellow Jacket Canyon and Canyon of the Ancients Guest Ranch
John Bregar, Oil and Gas Geologist/Geophysicist, Retired
Cost: $75

6:15am – 5:00pm: Tour #10 - Mega Miramonte Meander
Erik Hendrickson, Engineer, National Park Service, Retired
Cost: $60

6:30am: Tour #11 - Pontoon Boat on McPhee Reservoir
Brenda Wright and Coen Dexter, Colorado Birding Atlas II
Cost: $80

6:45am: Tour #12 - Middle McElmo Creek Corridor
Bald eagles can be seen during the Birding Festival

Diane Cherbak, Citizen Scientist and Chairman, UMMV Birding Festival
Cost: $50

7:00am – 11:00am: Tour #13 - Geer Natural Area with Optics Training ½ Day
Eric Moore, Owner, Jay’s Bird Barn; Ryan Crouse, Mgr Arizona Field Optics and Jay’s Bird Barn, Prescott
Cost: $30

7:15am – 12:00pm: Tour #14 - Beginning Birding ½ Day
Donna Thatcher, Director, Riverside Nature Center at the Farmington Museum
Cost: $15

3:00pm – 11:00pm: Tour #15 - East Canyon Ranch and Mancos Owling

Ilyse Gold, Wildlife Biologist, Four Corners Biological Consultants, LLC
Cost: $60

5:00pm – 6:00pm: Lecture - “Black Swifts”
Carolyn Gunn, State Aquatics Veterinarian, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Retired

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