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PEMBROKE, VIRGINIA

Something for Everyone: Birding for All Levels in the Blue Ridge Highlands

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Program #2043RJ
6 Days | 5 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.
Enjoy and embrace an active week exploring sight and sound identification, learning how to read songbird habitat, and predicting species presence. Develop new skills and sharpen old ones through background sessions and active field experiences. Fundamentals for the beginning birder and intermediate challenges for avid avian enthusiasts make this an exciting birding experience. All levels are welcome at Mountain Lake — one of the best birding areas in all of Virginia.


Highlights

• Learn about recent field research during a field trip to the Mountain Lake Biological Station.
• Add to your birding life list during early morning and afternoon bird walks.
• Take in informative presentations on migrations, bird songs and colors, and species such as hummingbirds and warblers.

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

Elevations of 4000 feet. Daily birding walks on well-groomed trails.

Coordinated by The Mountain Lake Conservancy.


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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
9 Field trips

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4.5
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