Members of the Eastern Shore Bird Club are gearing up for an exciting expedition to the Saxix Wildlife Management Area, slated to rendezvous with nature’s winter bird-watching offerings. The trip, scheduled for January 11th, promises a chance to observe an array of winged wonders including winter raptors, the elusive short-eared owl, and an assortment of marsh birds, all against the backdrop of a potential winter sunset.
Led by seasoned birding enthusiasts Joanne and Hal Laskowski, participants can anticipate an immersive experience in the diverse avian life that graces the Saxix Wildlife Management Area. Those interested in joining this adventure are encouraged to reach out to the Laskowskis directly at 757-665-4984 for further details.
The expedition is set to depart on Thursday, commencing at 2:30 pm from the end of Hammock Road in Saxis. This rendezvous will serve as the starting point for an afternoon filled with discovery and appreciation of the region’s avifauna.
The Saxix Wildlife Management Area, renowned for its rich biodiversity, provides an ideal setting for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts to connect with the seasonal beauty and serenity of the Eastern Shore. With expert guidance and a keen eye, participants are poised to witness the majesty of these creatures in their natural habitat.
Enthusiasts and novices alike are encouraged to join the Eastern Shore Bird Club on this expedition for a chance to see winter birds and perhaps catch a glimpse of a winter sunset.