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Virginia Beach and Surrounding Area Weekend Field Trip, VA

Virginia Beach and Surrounding Area Weekend Field Trip, VA

This trip will include all four Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Islands, Back Bay NWR, and a private talk from the Nature Conservancy about their work on barrier islands. We will also visit the Eastern Shore of Virginia NWR, Kiptopeke State Park, Willis Warf, and Cape Charles. Possible birds include Harlequin Ducks, Purple Sandpipers, Great Cormorants, Common Eiders, loons, gannets, and sea ducks. This trip is offered about every five years, so places will fill quickly!

We will stay at the Virginia Beach Resort Hotel and Conference Center at 2800 Shore Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23451, telephone 800-468-2722. Rooms are a special ASNV rate. Trip leaders are Ray Smith and Larry Cartwright. To make reservations, email Ray at bluebird58@verizon.net or call 571-286-7856.  Then contact ASNV at info@audubonva.org or 703-438-6008 for payment. The ASNV fee is $25. There will also be a $10 fee for the police escort at the CBBT and a $10 fee for a tram ride at Back Bay—please bring cash for these charges.

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