Migration Meander - NC Blue Ridge

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Migration Meander

April 12, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Warm southern winds are helping songbirds on their way to the nesting grounds and Lake James State Park is an important stopover for warblers, vireos, orioles, hummingbirds, swallows and a host of other birds. The Paddy’s Creek Trail is an excellent place to look for these tiny travelers, as well as the many species that reside year-round along the lakeshore. Ranger Clay Veasey will have his trusty binoculars and field guide for this enjoyable 2-mile hike featuring one of the prettiest trails in the park. Plan to meet in the Paddy’s Creek bathhouse breezeway for a 10 a.m. departure. Watch the weather forecast and dress appropriately.


April 12, 2017
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm


Lake James State Park
6883 NC-126
Nebo, NC 28761 United States
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