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June 7-8, 2019, Friday-Saturday Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge


June 7-8, 2019, Friday-Saturday Little Pend Oreille NWR
Leader: Mike Munts/Alan McCoy
Limit: 10 birders

This is an overnight trip. Meet at the LPO NWR Ranger station between 5-6 pm Friday June 7. We will set up camp and bird a bit in the afternoon and then that evening we will try to find some owls – Flammulated, Western Screech and Northern Saw-whet. Saturday morning we will bird until it’s time to head back home. For those who don’t want to camp there is lodging in nearby Colville. The walking we do will be on mostly flat terrain.

Contact: Alan McCoy (999-9512, ahm2352@gmail.com) or Mike Munts (509-684-8384, michael_munts@fws.gov) by June 3rd if you plan to participate. For information about the refuge: https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Little_Pend_Oreille/

Target Species: Wood Duck and an assortment of waterfowl; Western Screech, Northern Saw-whet and Flammulated Owl; Common Loon; Red-necked Grebe; Ruffed Grouse; Sora and Virginia Rail; Wilson's Snipe; Common Nighthawk; All 3 hummingbirds; Red-naped Sapsucker; Black-backed and White-headed Woodpeckers; a nice variety of flycatchers, thrushes, warblers and sparrows.