Bird exploration walk planned

AMSTERDAM — A free Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook bird exploration walk from be held from 8 to 10 a.m. on the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook Bridge.

Participants will meet at the parking lot next to Southside Boat Launch and bocce courts.

Environmental educator George Steele will lead walk through part of the South Side over the bridge and around the RiverLink Park and into the South Side to the boat launch.

Expected to be seen are birds found in urban/suburban areas including mockingbird, common yellowthroat and cedar waxwing and water birds such as ducks and gulls, and possibly a bald eagle.

The walkers stop at Mary Janes Market for a recap of the birding success before returning to the boat launch. Refreshments will be available for purchase at the market.  Birders of all abilities are welcome.  Binoculars will be available for beginning bird watchers.

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