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Day Hike - Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary BC

Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary BC

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COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
7:00 AM at S Everett P&R; / Mariner (near 4th & 128th)
Required prior to registration:
Current Passport, or enhanced WA drivers license (or enhanced WA ID) required for US/Canada border crossings.

** Mountaineers members only. **

Highlights from Current Sightings:
1000s of snow geese have arrived, with peak numbers expected in early November. Snow geese feeding in large flocks in marshes & fields, up to 30 local sandhill cranes with some staging for migration, large flocks of long-billed dowitchers, dunlin flight swirls, variety of migrating & wintering waterfowl.

Local Weather forecast for Nov 6 (cloudy & sunny, no precip):
http://www.accuweather.com/canada-forecast.asp?partner=accuweather&traveler;=0&postalcode;=V5K 1A1&metric;=0&set;=1

Admission fee: Adults $5; Seniors (60 yrs+)$3.

Option to extend trip, if time & interest to visit the Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society (OWL) near Reifel. This is a major raptor rehab facility, which offers close-up viewing of several species of raptors (owls, hawks, falcons, vultures) which are educational and display species. Info: http://www.owlcanada.ca.
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