802.359.5000 | WILD BIRD REHAB: x212
December 14, 2023 | 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Riding with Researchers
8 AM – 4 PM
General Public $125; VINS Members $112
Thursday, December 14 (Make-up date: Friday, December 15)
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Ride along with the VINS Research team in the field this winter!
Addison County is known as a hotspot in Vermont for wintering raptors. Red-tailed Hawks, Rough-legged Hawks, and Northern Harriers are all often observed and some years even yield Snowy Owl sightings.
During our day-long outing, we will crisscross Addison County searching for raptors and attempting to trap and band hawks as part of our long-term winter raptor survey. Learn about raptor ecology, behavior, and field identification from VINS staff and get a firsthand glimpse at the equipment and process used to humanely trap and band raptors. If we get birds in hand, we will demonstrate proper handling techniques that allow researchers to safely gather the information needed for ongoing projects.
Details for Participants:
Inclement Weather Policy:
Winter weather can be unpredictable. In the event that inclement weather forces us to cancel a trip, VINS will contact you to reschedule the trip to the make-up date.
Participants should make themselves available for both the day of the trip and the make-up date.
No refunds will be issued if a participant is unable to attend the make-up date. Refunds will only be issued if both the regularly scheduled trip and make-up date have to be canceled.
Registration is required. For more information contact us at email@example.com or 802.359.5000.