Friday Tour registration is from 5-6:30 p.m. After a light meal of sandwiches and ice cream, the twilight tour heads out from the Community Building. We go to nearby sites which have birds of interest, usually plovers, owls, and nesting hawks. The tour usually gets back to the community building at about 8:30
Saturday: Breakfast is provided from 5:30 – 8:30 a.m. The morning tour begins around 6:15. While focusing on mountain plovers, we go to numerous different sites which each have distinctive habitats and birds. Tourgoers can expect to see lots of raptors; migratory waterfowl and shorebirds; migrating songbirds; pronghorns and other native wildlife. We get back to the Community Building at about 12 for lunch. The afternoon tour lasts from about 1-4 p.m. again visiting several sites so that we can take advantage of species of interest that are in the area, plus plovers.
Entertainment 4-7 p.m. – The Saturday evening entertainment is different each year. Often we have music, talks about birds, or presentations by a raptor rescue organization. Country dinner 6 p.m. A down-home country-style meal with local residents for company.
Sunday: Breakfast 7-9 a.m.– The tour begins around 8:00 a.m. We visit several different sites on the Nature Conservancy’s striking Brett Gray Ranch and then the attendees head for the hills.