Wild and Wacky Woodcock Walk

15 registrations allowed.
14 people currently registered.

When:

4/8/2019 → 7:00pm

Where:

Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center
195 New Karner Road
Albany NY, 12205

Event Type:

Recreation Program

Event Description:

Suitable for ages 6-10, tweens, teens and adults

Join Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission staff for a walk through the Pine Bush to watch the elaborate flight displays of the American Woodcock. The woodcock is a chunky little bird with a short neck, long bill and big eyes set high in a large head. During the mating season in early spring, male woodcocks perform amazing flight displays at dusk. Males circle high in the evening sky then plummet to the earth in a series of zigzags and whistling wings. We will walk approximately one mile over easy to moderate terrain.

Reservations are required for all public programs.

Fee: Free! Reservations required for all attendees (regardless of age). Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Make reservations by calling 518-456-0655 or visit www.AlbanyPineBush.org/events

Please plan to arrive at least 5-10 minutes before the start of the program to check in.
Groups with 8 or more people, please call us for special accommodations.

Note: Programs begin promptly at times listed. If you make a reservation for a program and then decide you will not be able to attend please call us or cancel your reservation online to open up those spaces to others.

While leashed pets are permitted on marked trails, we ask that visitors not bring pets to our educational programs.

CANCELLATION POLICY: No refunds for programs with fees. It is, however, permissible to send or designate another person to use your program reservation.

DIRECTIONS TO APB DISCOVERY CENTER: From I-87 take exit 2W (Rt 5 West, Central Avenue). Follow Rt 5 for about 2 miles then turn left onto Rt 155 (New Karner Rd). Continue on Rt 155 for about 1.2 miles. The Discovery Center is located on the left at 195 New Karner Road. (518)456-0655