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Bent on Birding

May 16, 2019 - May 19, 2019

Bent on Birding & Heritage Festival May 16-19.  Las Animas, CO
Sponsored by John Martin State Park and Bent on Birding.
Reserve now for free or limited ticketed events and tours.
Thurs. 12pm. Tour #1. Free interior tour of historic John Martin Dam (limited space).  3pm – Tour of historic courthouse rooftop. 5 pm.  Welcome reception, appetizers ,
cowboy meal , and movie. 6 pm evening birding seeking Black Rail , night birds
Fri.  Tour #2.  7am-3 pm. Birding/photography tour event with expert guest and guide Jill Smith to lakes, ponds and private areas. Seeking rare Piping Plover, Least Tern.
Fri. Tour #3. 8 am-4 pm. Petroglyph/Birding/wildlife tour to two  Private ranches.
6pm.  Join dining guests at Carmans. Door prizes. Evening birding.
Sat. Tour #4.  8am JM Dam area. Auto tour to Hicklin Springs Petroglyphs, Picketwire River. Family activities: Birdhouse building and more (bring your own lunch).
1 pm: Live Raptor Center Bird Show.
6 pm. Join dining at Bents Ft Inn. Silent Auction.  Movie. Evening birding.
Sun. 7 -9am. Early birding Ft. Lyon campus. 9 LA Cafe break followed by Birding Local Trails or more options.
Early bird discounts. Kids free Events weather permitting.
For complete schedule or to register: email bentonbirding@yahoo.com or 719.456.0485, 719.456.1320 or JM State Park at 719.829.1801.


May 16, 2019
May 19, 2019


Las Animas
Las Animas, CO 81067 United States + Google Map