Audubon Birdwalk along Río Laja near Rancho Jaguar

Lark Sparrow, photo by Wayne Colony

White-tailed Kite Soaring, by Bob Graham

Green San Miguel

By Signe Hammer

Join Audubon on Sunday for a birdwalk along the Río Laja with leaders Bob Graham, Norman Besman, Luke Rich, Mike Wheatcroft, and Signe Hammer. Watch Black Phoebes hawking insects at a shallow river ford, spot White-tailed Kites or Cooper’s Hawks soaring over meadow vistas, and find Blue or Black-headed Grosbeaks in the trees.

Audubon Birdwalk
Sun, Nov 16, 7:45am-12:30pm
Meets in front of Instituto Allende
Ancha de San Antonio 20
Bob Graham, 154 9856
Members free, non-members 150 pesos or US$15

There is usually a Green Kingfisher or two and a range of songbirds from Mexican Jays to White-collared Seedeaters—as well as such familiar friends as the Vermilion Flycatcher and Curve-billed Thrasher. We’ll also look for such winter arrivals as the Lark Sparrow.

The walk is open to beginning and experienced birders. Wear sturdy walking shoes and bring water and a hat. We will have telescopes, a few pairs of binoculars to lend, and Audubon bird guides for purchase. Carpooling is necessary, so if you have a car, please bring it. Plan to arrive at 7:45am, as we leave promptly at 8am. For more information, visit our website at:


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