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January 26, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Bird Alliance of Oregon Birding Day: Understanding Raptors with Brodie Cass Talbott

Sauvie Island, with its abundant open spaces and mix of habitats, is host to a large population of wintering raptors. In this beginner’s-focused field trip we’ll search for and practice identifying hawks, harriers, eagles and falcons on Sauvie Island.

Bring lunch and dress for the weather. You will drive yourself for the day. Brodie will reach out with further details before the trip. 

Trip limited to 10 participants. 

Please join us for the virtual class that goes along with this Bird Alliance of Oregon Birding Day:

Understanding Raptors
  • January 25, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

This outdoor program will follow all physical distancing and safety protocols dictated by the Oregon Health Administration. Masks required. Please feel free to bring your own spotting scope if you have one. Scroll down for details.

$65 – $85
A Northern Harrier in flight against a blue sky.
Northern Harrier, photo by Tara Lemezis

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Join Brodie on this beginner's-focused field trip to practice id'ing hawks, harriers, falcons, and more!


Trip Details

  • Leader: Brodie Cass Talbott
  • Date and time: January 26, 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Fee: $65 members / $85 non-members

  • Limited to 10 participants

Mandatory guidelines: 

  • Stay home if you or a member in your household have any symptoms, or if you have been in contact with anyone with these symptoms:
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea
  • Everyone drive on their own, with members of their household
  • Everybody must wear a face covering at all times
  • Everybody remain at least 6 feet apart at all times
  • No more than 10 people, plus the instructor
  • Only go to locations with plenty of room to stay safe:
    • Wide, open spaces are best
    • No crowded trails – limit to early morning walks and/or weekdays
    • Prioritize trails that are one-directional
    • Prioritize locations with trails at least 6-feet wide


January 26, 2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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