Participants can monitor winter birds


Submitted photo Event attendees can learn about birds like this Red-bellied Woodpecker.

Submitted photo Event attendees can learn about birds like this Red-bellied Woodpecker.


XENIA — Community members are invited to participate in a research project with Greene County Parks & Trails as well as the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology in Project Feeder Watch 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Narrows Reserve Nature Center, 2575 Indian Ripple Road.

The naturalist staff and participants will be monitoring types and numbers of birds staying in Greene County during the winter months.

Participants age six and older will learn about rare or unusual birds that do not normally overwinter in Ohio, as well as learn more about woodpeckers, finches, cardinals and other feeder birds. Binoculars are recommended but not required.

The event is free.

For more information, call Greene County Parks & Trails at 937-562-6440, visit www.gcparkstrails.com or email info@gcparkstrails.com.

Submitted photo Event attendees can learn about birds like this Red-bellied Woodpecker.
https://www.xeniagazette.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/32/2018/02/web1_redbellied-woodpecker-1-.jpgSubmitted photo Event attendees can learn about birds like this Red-bellied Woodpecker.