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January Birds and Brews: East Lake Park

January 24, 2016, 2:00 pm5:00 pm

Great blue heron by Greg Harber.

Great blue heron by Greg Harber.

East Lake Park was the birthplace of Birmingham Audubon’s Urban Bird Habitat Initiative. Efforts to protect and enhance the heron rookery on the lake served as the catalyst for our extensive Urban Bird Habitat projects.

Birmingham Audubon's Urban Bird Habitat at East Lake Park signs feature the Birds of East Lake Park and Appalachian Birding Trails.

Enjoying East Lake Park.

Join Birmingham Audubon for a leisurely stroll around the park and its variety of habitats while we look for resident and migratory birds. Learn which birds can logically be found in which habitat. This event will provide information regarding Birmingham Audubon’s Eastlake Park Project, and the efforts we are making to protect the heron rookery on the island. After our walk we’ll visit the Avondale Brewing and/or Post Office Pies for refreshments and a snack.

Yellow-crowned night heron at East Lake Park.

Yellow-crowned night heron at East Lake Park.

We will meet at the Shepherd Senior Center Parking lot which is beside the East Lake Park Public Swimming Pool on 84th Street North. The parking lot is about 1 block north of First Avenue North. Please join us at 2 PM for a fun and educational afternoon. We will have binoculars to loan to those who need them.
For more info email: Hans Paul cooterp14@gmail.com

East Lake Park is a site on the Appalachian Highlands Birding Trail. Read more about it at the Alabama Birding Trails website.

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Date:
January 24, 2016
Time:
2:00 pm–5:00 pm

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East Lake Park
83rd Alley N
Birmingham, AL 35206 United States
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