Harris County Precinct 4 presents birding field trip

Harris County Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program announces a birding fie1d trip for senior adults, ages 55 and older, with birding expert Don Richardson. The trip is Tuesday, May 7 with a rain date Monday, May 13. The trip begins at Precinct 4’s Doss Community Center, 2500 Frick Road, at 7 am. and returns at approximately 4 p.m.

The May 7 trip covers Anahuac National Wildlife, Refuge-Bolivar Peninsula, which provides a safe habitat for wintering ducks, geese, and other waterfowl, and a year-round home for mottled ducks. The Bolivar Peninsula is a scenic area with interesting wild flowers as well as birds.

For the trip, participants need to bring a sack lunch, drinking water, binoculars, insect repellant, and an umbrella. Comfortable walking shoes are a must; a jacket is also recommended.
Transportation is available for 22 individuals per trip, ages 55 and older, through Harris County Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program.

Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis with Harris County residents receiving priority.

To help defray the cost of the birding expert, a $10 prepaid, nonrefundable registration fee must be received one week in advance of the trip to secure reservations. Call Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program, 281-893-3726, extension 32, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday for more information and reservations.