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CAPE MAY, NEW JERSEY

Birding Cape May

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Program #14349ENZ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
Cape May has earned a reputation as one of North America's best birding locales because of its diverse set of protected natural areas at the intersection of two major migration flyways. Spring brings warblers and other songbirds. Autumn highlights hawks, falcons, eagles and other raptors. The backdrop is a charming seaside town with Victorian architecture and a scenic lighthouse.


Highlights

• Explore Cape May Point State Park, site of the world-famous Cape May Hawk Watch, to spot the inhabitants of beaches, ponds, marshes, fields and coastal forests.
• Experience a morning boat ride through Cape May Harbor into the salt marsh and back-bay environment, with a visit from a local birding authority.
• After a field trip to one of the premier songbird migration hotspots on the East Coast, sit for a tea luncheon and explore the Emlen Physick Estate — Cape May’s only Victorian House Museum.

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 two miles daily on varied terrain; standing up to an hour at a time.

Date Notes
10/26/2014
This program will have a focus on hawks and raptors.

Coordinated by Explore New York, Corp.


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
12 Expert-led lectures
5 Field trips
6 Hands-on experiences

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4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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