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BEGINS IN: WINDSOR, ONTARIO

Ontario's Birding Hotspot: Point Pelee National Park

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Program #20204ENZ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Point Pelee is a birding hotspot where thousands of migratory songbirds find refuge in the park’s habitats. Watch and listen for Scarlet Tanager, Indigo Bunting and Wood Warblers in brilliant breeding plumage, and observe Bald Eagle, Red-headed Woodpecker and rare species like Kirtland’s Warbler and Mississippi Kite. Study plumage, voices and behaviors that distinguish one species from the next.


Highlights

• Visit important birding areas including Longpoint and Rondeau Provincial Parks and Point Pelee National Park.
• Observe Wood Warblers like Chestnut-sided, Magnolia Cape May, and possibly rarer species.
• With a professional wildlife photographer, learn field techniques for taking quality bird and nature photos.

Program Notes

So you can get the most out of your experience, all of our birding programs have a maximum participant-to-instructor ratio of 14:1. Road Scholar birding programs are conducted in accordance with the American Birding Association’s Code of Ethics. Learn more at http://www.aba.org/about/ethics.html

Activity Notes

Walking up to 2.5 miles over varied terrain.

Itinerary Summary

Independent arrival Windsor, transfer to Simcoe,1 night; Chatham, 2 nights; Leamington, 3 nights; transfer to Windsor, independent departure.

Date Notes
9/7/2014
This date will also provide opportunities for viewing hawks and butterflies. See daily schedule for details on Fall birding.

Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
May 12 — May 18, 2013 waitlist only  

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
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6 nights of accommodations
17 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
10 Field trips

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4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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