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Winter Bird Day a great success at McNary National Wildlife Refuge

Region 1, March 6, 2013
Doug Haas (USFWS) shows visitors how to use a spotting scope at McNary National Wildlife Refuge on February 23, 2013.
Doug Haas (USFWS) shows visitors how to use a spotting scope at McNary National Wildlife Refuge on February 23, 2013. - Photo Credit: n/a
Chad Merkley, a volunteer at McNary National Wildlife Refuge, demonstrates bird banding techniques at the refuge on February 23, 2013.
Chad Merkley, a volunteer at McNary National Wildlife Refuge, demonstrates bird banding techniques at the refuge on February 23, 2013. - Photo Credit: n/a

On Saturday, February 23, 2013 the Friends of Mid-Columbia River Wildlife Refuges hosted a bird mist netting demonstration, owl pellet dissection and a live bird program by Blue Mountain Wildlife. The Friends held their annual meeting and awarded two Lifetime Achievement Awards as well. The event was featured in an article published by the Tri-City Herald. You can read the article by visiting: http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2013/02/24/2287089/folks-flock-to-mcnary-wildlife.html

 

Visit McNary NWR and discover an abundance of ducks, swans, geese and other migrating birds. Learn more about McNary NWR: http://www.fws.gov/mcnary/

Learn more about the Friends of the Mid-Columbia Wildlife Refuges by visiting: friendsofmcrwr.org/index.html

Contact Info: Megan Nagel, 503-231-6123, megan_nagel@fws.gov